PRESS RELEASE, CONTACT: Jim Leydon, Communications Director
MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO ANNOUNCES DEMOLITION OF THREE BLIGHTED PROPERTIES
WHO: Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Housing Officials
WHAT: Announcement of the Demolition of 187 Pine Street, 259 Eastern Avenue, 43 Stebbins Street
WHEN: Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 2:15 PM
WHERE: 187 Pine Street, Springfield, MA 01105
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Officials will be announcing the demolition of three long blighted homes.
“The demolition of these buildings are a priority of our residents and is another part of the concentrated efforts to eliminate blight in our neighborhoods,” stated Mayor Domenic J. Sarno.
Two buildings, 43 Stebbins Street and 259 Eastern Avenue, are City owned, tax foreclosed, properties that have been eyesores for several years. 187 Pine Street is a privately owned, court ordered, demolition and is near the on-going redevelopment on Central Street.
Asbestos abatement for 187 Pine Street and 259 Eastern Avenue has been completed by AccuTech Insulation & Contracting, Inc., of Ludlow and demolition will be completed by Arment Trucking, Inc., of Springfield.
Asbestos abatement and demolition for 43 Stebbins Street is being performed by Associated Building Wreckers of Springfield.
The total cost of asbestos abatement and demolition for each site is as follows:
- 43 Stebbins Street: $32,000.00
- 259 Eastern Avenue: $21,344.00
- 187 Pine Street $17,454.00
Environmental oversight of the projects is being performed by Cardno/ATC of West Springfield.