Bus Blocks Live Television Shot Of Georgia Dome Explosion

by Leon Thompson November 22, 2017, 0:10
Bus Blocks Live Television Shot Of Georgia Dome Explosion

The explosives bought the Georgia Dome to the ground in just 15 seconds, and luckily some other people managed a better shot.

The Weather Channel had a flawless vantage point to view Monday's implosion of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta; a spectacular event that only took seconds to complete.

With a groundbreaking set for early 2019, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority plans to build a new luxury convention center hotel.

Just like the Falcons to not be able to finish.

Now that the Georgia Dome is gone, CBS46 is looking at what's next.

"As far as the stadium goes, for me it starts with the fans", Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said, via CNN.

Workers on a dust covered street move in to inspect the remains of the Georgia Dome
Workers on a dust covered street move in to inspect the remains of the Georgia Dome

Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened this year.

Still, in the modern sports era, building a new stadium is the way to guarantee major events coming to your city.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium features a retractable roof that opens like a camera lens, a 1,100-foot "halo board" video display and a giant steel sculpture of a falcon standing with its 70-foot wingspan at one of the main entrances.

Several streets and parts of Atlantas transit system were closed, police said, to accommodate the blast and spectators.

The iconic 80,000 stadium, which hosted the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and two Super Bowls, was demolished on Monday (Nov 20) in timed explosions. She also proceeded to "sincerely apologize" in the tweet below.

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