FPL implodes old power plant at Port Everglades
FPL Port Everglades power plant implosion
The FPL Port Everglades smokestacks were imploded on Tuesday morning. Watch a replay of the implosion here.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - The FPL Port Everglades smokestacks were imploded on Tuesday morning.
Florida Power and Light is demolishing the 1960s-era plant to build a more fuel efficient plant that will be powered by natural gas.
The demolition lasted approximately 35 seconds and the replay can be seen here.
According to @insideFPL, the project will create 650 jobs and bring in $20 million in new tax revenue.
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Experts say 450 pounds of dynamite were used to bring the stacks down.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
The story was updated to clarify the amount of explosives used.