The former home of the Indianapolis Colts will be imploded on the Saturday morning before Christmas.
Updated: Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008, 1:41 PM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008, 1:41 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The RCA Dome will be reduced to rubble on Dec. 20.
The Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority says the former home of the Indianapolis Colts will be imploded on the
Saturday morning before Christmas.
Officials say that by then, about half of the dome will have
been demolished by traditional methods. The implosion will demolish
the upper-level seating area.
The dome's fabric roof was deflated last month and is being cut
into pieces to be used by Indianapolis parks for umbrellas at city
pools or as shelter covers in parks.
The Indianapolis Colts now play in the nearby Lucas Oil Stadium.
The area cleared by the demolition of the RCA Dome will be used for the expansion of the Indiana Convention Center.
The Marion County Health Department has been advised that there is no presence …