Blasting to occur at construction site of Dover Hill Elementary halting traffic on North Main 1:30 p.m. weekdays

Joplin News First

JOPLIN, Mo. — Today traffic, Thursday, August 26, will be halted on North Main and the immediate area surrounding Dover Hill as blasting will occur to secure footings deep into bedrock of Dover Hill for the new elementary school set to open in 2022. 

  • 1:20 p.m. Joplin Police halt traffic in and around North Main.
  • 1:30 p.m. Blast should occur around this time.

The blast was heard and was visible today. They will continue to repeat this weekdays until the construction is finished with blasting.

TWO PUFFS OF SMOKE AND YOU CAN HEAR THE BLAST IN THE DISTANCE ABOUT A MILE AWAY ON DOVER HILL TO THE NORTH OF OUR LOCATION.

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