The Pontiac Silverdome was to implode at 8:30 Sunday morning. That did not happen due to a wiring issue claims the contractor on the job, Adamo.
Mandi Wright, Detroit Free Press
PONTIAC, Mich. — What was once the largest stadium in the National Football League was scheduled to fall Sunday, but the first detonation failed to bring down the upper section of the structure.
The blast did weaken the Pontiac Silverdome, opened in 1975 and able to seat 82,000 fans. It could still fall, but the timetable is uncertain, said officials with Detroit-based Adamo Group, the demolition company.
Ten percent of the explosive charges failed to go off because of a wiring…