Posts Tagged ‘demolition’

Remnants of iconic nightclub demolished

GREENVILLE — For many in the Greenville area and for many years, the bar and restaurant called One Block East was a home away from home. The city tore the building down yesterday. Stanley Sherman, who owned the establishment when it opened in 1971, said he has only one thing to say. “What a shame,” […] [...]

County to raze dozens of abandoned structures

COAHOMA COUNTY — With grant support from the Walton Family Foundation, the Delta Bridge Project (DBP) in Coahoma County will fund the demolition of abandoned homes and buildings. Clean-up is expected to begin in the spring of 2012. Working with local leaders, the staff of Southern Bancorp Capital Partners (SBCP) has identified 40 dilapidated structures […] [...]

Buildings to be razed for new arts center

MERIDIAN — Officials in Meridian are getting closer to approving demolition of two old buildings at the site of a planned arts and entertainment center. WTOK reports that the board of the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center is to meet the first week in September and is expected to approve demolition of the old Hotel […] [...]

City officials waive demolition penalty for flood victims

VICKSBURG — Vicksburg officials have waived a penalty usually associated with demolition of blighted property for property owners whose homes were damaged by the spring floods and are being demolished by the city. The Vicksburg Post reported that officials waived for six months the penalty the city charges for demolishing and clearing dilapidated buildings. The […] [...]

Demolition of old Willam Carey campus continues

GULFPORT — Salvage Nine, a demolition and salvage company from Long Beach, began tearing down the main administration and classroom building yesterday on the abandoned William Carey College campus in Gulfport. The building, built in 1921 as part of the Gulf Coast Military Academy, was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. It is the […] [...]

Fowlkes awarded demolition contract by Corps

by Published: June 5,2011

Tags: demolition, severe weather, tornadoes, Weather

MONROE COUNTY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has awarded a contract to Fowlkes Plumbing of Amory for the demolition of structures in Smithville and Monroe County. Terms were not disclosed. The demolition will be focused on structures that have been declared to be in imminent danger of collapse due to damage […] [...]

Old Bryan Foods facility being demolished

by Published: January 31,2011

Tags: demolition, development, food, manufacturing, real estate

WEST POINT — An Ohio-based salvage company is tearing down much of an old meat processing plant in West Point with plans to refurbish the rest as a small industrial park. Fred Kohart, demolition manager for Kohart Surplus and Salvage of Paulding, Ohio, hopes to rehabilitate the 70-acre Bryan Foods site to attract another industry […] [...]

Granite to take out old river bridge

by Published: January 19,2010

Tags: bridges, construction, demolition, state agency, transportation

GREENVILLE — According to Granite Construction Inc., Granite Construction Company has been awarded a $22.4-million contract by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the demolition of the U.S. 82 bridge over the Mississippi River at Greenville. The scope of the project includes demolition and removal of the 2.25-mile steel through-truss bridge that spans the […] [...]

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