Facilities Management

Higgins Hall Demolition

WIU Project Manager Chris Martin
Project Scope Complete demolition, via implosion, of Higgins Hall and the cleanup and removal of all demolition debris.
Architect FEH Design
General Contractor Spirtas Wrecking Company
Implosion Contractor Controlled Demolition, Inc.
Project Budget: $1.7 million

Completion Date Fall 2017

Project Description

The objective of this project is the complete removal of Higgins Hall and all associated utilities. The contractor will remove all construction material from the building to prepare for the implosion on July 1st. Once the implosion in complete, the remaining material will be cleaned up and taken away. All the concrete remains from the building will be crushed up into useable rock and retained by WIU for future use.