Update: Contractors for the Kroger Marketplace have notified the City of Oak Ridge that blasting at the site may not be needed at the present time.  The City of Oak Ridge will notify affected businesses and citizens when, and if blasting is required.

As noted previously announced, a blast survey was performed and no collateral damage has been predicted. The City of Oak Ridge Fire and Police will be present for any blasting that will occur.

Additional information will be distributed as it becomes available.

Further information is available through the City’s website, www.oakridgetn.gov or call Cindi Gordon at (865) 425-3559.

News media contact: Candice Brogan (865) 425-3546 or cbrogan@oakridgetn.gov.