Demolition to begin on Lubbock Coliseum, Auditorium

Demolition to begin on Lubbock Coliseum, Auditorium

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

There won't be a dramatic implosion for the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium and Coliseum.

Crews are finishing up abatement. Starting soon, likely Thursday, it will be a piece-by-piece demolition. The Auditorium will go first.

Traffic may be congested nearby for a while. There are a lot of safety barriers up; trucks will be carrying debris away.

A lot of memories were made at this site. Crews salvaged what they could.

Tech Baseball is hosting a series this weekend. Crews will work around that schedule.

The area is expected to be a complete green space by August, in time for football season.

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