MOTBY Buildings #32 & #42

Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, Control Services, LLC of Jersey City, New Jersey, performs the preparation for and successful explosives felling of four (4), 6-story reinforced concrete buildings and two (2), 7-story buildings totaling 1,500,000 sq ft of structure in Bayonne, New Jersey on Sunday, August 8, 2021. A total of 7,184 holes were drilled and loaded by CDI with 6,400 lb of explosives and 10.2 miles of detonating cord in the non-electric initiation system to bring the structure down atop the 5’ high loading dock elevation of the 1st Floor slab. CDI’s explosives operations will facilitate the Main Contractor’s fast-track removal of debris to support construction of a UPS terminal which will serve New York City and the other boroughs by ferry, rather than having their trucks suffer delays on bridges and in tunnels.