Kimberly-Clark demolition has started

A months-long demolition of the Kimberly-Clark pulp and paper mill has begun today.

As of 2:30 p.m. Monday, there isn’t much to see. I took a walk along Grand Avenue just above the mill, and saw some workers on top of one roof, and heard some big “booms” by the water. A Kimberly-Clark spokesman said most of the work today is happening by the water.

Kimberly-Clark spokesman Bob Brand said: “I’m told that most of the current activity wouldn’t be visible from the street side of the mill but that work is underway. Still targeting to have the demo work completed by the end of the first quarter of next year.”

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