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Video: Watch The Implosion Of Texas A&M’s Kyle Field

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Part of Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field was imploded over the weekend. ";

Part of Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field was imploded Sunday. More than 5,000 fans watched as the west side of the stadium came tumbling down.

Watch it here:

The new-and-improved west side will include new suites, a Hall of Champions, and TV broadcast facilities.

Texas A&M says the construction project is the “largest stadium redevelopment in the history of college football.”

Construction should be done in time for the 2015 football season.

The improved stadium should be able to seat 102,512.

Learn more here.

Eric Aasen is KERA’s managing editor. He helps lead the station's news department, including radio and digital reporters, producers and newscasters. He also oversees, the station’s news website, and manages the station's digital news projects. He reports and writes stories for the website and contributes pieces to KERA radio. He's discussed breaking news live on various public radio programs, including The Takeaway, Here & Now and Texas Standard, as well as radio and TV programs in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.