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River Street building demolished in Troy


TROY, N.Y. – A two-and-a-half story building was demolished on Wednesday evening.

According to Troy City Engineer Russ Reeves, demolition was completed on 819 River St. shortly after 5 p.m.

The building was being monitored because it was on the verge of collapse. It was a City owned property that has been vacant for nearly 20 years.

The demolition did not harm adjacent buildings and the air quality is being monitored.

The city maintained incident command with Troy Police, codes, and worked closely with the Department of Labor during the demo. 

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