SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The 38-year-old grandstand at the New York State Fairgrounds will be imploded today at 1:20 p.m.
will use 268 explosives, consisting of linear shaped charges, gelatin
dynamite and non-electric detonators. Explosives placed at 260 different
locations will crumple the grandstand's steel skeleton in on itself.
There will be 4-5 seconds of detonation, a couple seconds of pause, then the implosion will last approximately 25 seconds.