Sports and Exhibition Authority
425 6th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh
BP No. 12 Demo and Site Prep.
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.