Shipping Containers Placed Around Downtown Evansville IN Building Set for Implosion
Preparations are underway for the implosion of the 420 Main building in downtown Evansville, Indiana, and part of that prep involves stacks of large, steel shipping containers.
As crews prepare for the demolition of the 420 Main building by implosion, we are starting to see some unusual things pop up in downtown Evansville. One of those being the installation of stacks of steel shipping containers. The large structures are being put around the perimeter of the building set to implode on Sunday, November 21st, 2021.
We talked earlier about the 9 block radius, known as the 'exclusion zone,' that will be blocked off to ensure that the implosion takes place as safely as possible. There have now been an update made to the streets that will be closed and that will now include a portion of Main Street and 5th Street. According to Downtown Evansville,
Updated Street Closures:Plan for Main Street (from Fourth to Fifth) and Fifth Street (from Locust to Sycamore) to be closed until Monday, November 29th.Sidewalks remain open for pedestrians.