IOWA CITY—As a wrecking ball was tearing through the flood-damaged Hancher Auditorium, about 1,400 yards of concrete was being poured.
Last week, demolition began on the University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium.

Along with Hancher, the UI’s School of Music started construction recently. Both are major flood recovery projects on campus that are expected to be completed in 2016.
“(Hancher) is very sentimental for a lot of people and it means a lot,” said Randy Clarahan, Mortenson construction executive in Iowa City. “It’s nice being there to turn over projects that the community has been waiting so long for.”

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Corridor Business Journal