Ocean Tower Implosion on South Padre Island

There was quite a buzz about the bang heard on South Padre Island this past Sunday at 9 am. The bang was the implosion of the Ocean Towers, a magnificent high-rise that was structurally inadequate. It started sinking and the best thing to do was to raze it and start again, somebody figured.

Here is Jerry Wilson’s post that has just about every angle on that implosion:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaBQ3AkRetI

If you want to see more video of Ocean Towers from groundbreaking to implosion go to www.southpadrelive.com – always the best coverage of the South Padre Island area.

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~ by islandprincess15 on December 18, 2009.

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