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Holmes Center Construction blasting to take place at 1:30pm Thursday July 20

Last Updated on July 19, 2023 2:07 pm

Tomorrow, July 20, at 1:30pm, a construction contractor will conduct a contained underground blast as part of the construction of the Holmes Center Parking Deck.

What to Expect:

  • A thud, light rumble or boom may be heard or felt in the area.
  • River Street will remain open, but Hill Street, Holmes Drive and nearby areas will be secured (view map).
  • Contractor employees will be in place controlling pedestrian traffic and keeping the public away from the blasting area.


  • For more information, please contact Planning, Design & Construction at 828-262-7195.
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