Georgia Dome Supplemental Implosion Plans Announced

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

A supplemental implosion of the Georgia Dome to remove Gate B and the East Wall has been set. This process has been determined to be the safest method to bring down the remaining infrastructure still standing.

WHEN:  WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20 at 1 a.m.


  • A traffic suspension on Northside Drive will be in place from 12:30 am – 1:30 am. Traffic will be re-routed at Ivan Allen Blvd. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

  • MARTA Rail service from Five Points to Vine City will be suspended beginning at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19 with bus shuttle service available as an alternative. Please visit for additional schedule information.

  • A 450-foot safety zone will be in effect around the perimeter of the Georgia Dome. To see the zone, click here.

  • There will be no public viewing areas

  • There will be no media staging areas or post-implosion interviews