Controlled Excavation Blasting

What does controlled excavation blasting look like?

The blasting at the North Medical Drive Parking Garage construction site is underground and designed to aid in the excavation process. It’s minimal in impact and sound. Here’s the same blasting occurring at the nearby Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute:

Have questions or concerns?

Wes Mangum with Planning, Design and Construction at the University of Utah is available as needed as a point of contact by phone or text at 435-994-2093. Wes can also be reached by email at If you have questions or concerns, please reach out!