David Lawrence Convention Center Demolition

Client:

Sports and Exhibition Authority 425 6th Avenue Suite 1410 Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Location:

Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh

Value:

$909,250

Contract No.

BP No. 12 Demo and Site Prep.

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Demolition of a 300,000 sf building

  • 60,000 cy of concrete removal and crushing

  • 2,500 tons of steel removed

  • Implosion filmed and featured on The Discovery Channel's "History of Demolition"

      The David L. Lawrence Convention Center was demolished in conjunction with the construction of the new Pittsburgh convention center. The project included implosion of the roof structure in order to achieve completion on a fast track basis to meet the schedule of the new construction.