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WATCH: University of Alabama implodes decades-old dormitory

1 year 5 months 1 day ago Monday, July 04 2022 Jul 4, 2022 July 04, 2022 2:10 PM July 04, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

TUSCALOOSA - A dormitory that's housed more than 50,000 people at the University of Alabama since 1968 was imploded on the Fourth of July.

The detonation went off without a hitch early Monday morning, destroying Julia Tutwiler Hall. 

The school said about 2,000 holes were drilled into the 13-story building and filled with roughly 675 pounds of dynamite. It took about 20 seconds after initial explosion for the entire structure to come down.

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