Second implosion for Georgia Dome announced

- The Georgia World Congress Center Authority says it will use a second, supplemental implosion to bring down what remains standing of the Georgia Dome.

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The Dome's East Wall along with Gate B did not collapse during the initial implosion on November 20. 

The second implosion is now set for Wednesday, December 20 at 1 a.m. 

According to a release sent to FOX 5 News, traffic will be closed on Northside Drive near the Georgia Dome from 12:30 a.m. until 1:30 a.m. In addition, a 450-foot safety zone will be put around the perimeter of the Georgia Dome. 

Traffic will be re-routed to Ivan Allen Boulevard and MLK Boulevard.

There will not be any areas set aside for the public to view the implosion. 

 

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