INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The RCA Dome will be reduced to rubble on Dec. 20.
The Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority saysthe 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 havebeen 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 cutinto 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 OilStadium.
The area cleared by the demolition of the RCA Dome will beused for the expansion of the Indiana Convention Center.
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