Florida Power & Light Co. has saved the best for last.
Its third power plant implosion since 2010 will be the biggest one in Florida history, and one of the largest demolitions of any kind in Florida in the last 20 years, FPL officials and contractors said Friday at the 92-acre site in Hollywood.
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FPL’s Port Everglades plant implosion on Tuesday
Time: 6:45 a.m.
Place: The implosion of the plant at 8100 Eisenhower Blvd., Hollywood, east of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, can be observed from nearby roads, buildings and parks. There are no public viewing areas specifically designated. No one is allowed to enter the plant.
Amount of dynamite being used: 450 pounds
Length of controlled explosions: 60 seconds
What’s coming: Four 350-foot tall smokestacks and four 7,500 ton boilers
Sources: FPL, Contract Drilling & Blasting
Watch the implosion live Tuesday at pbpost.com