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Photo Gallery: KU football stadium demolition gets serious

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The northwest corner of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium's bowl was knocked down earlier this week as demolition of the old stadium continued to make way for the start of construction on a new stadium, which is scheduled to open in 2025. [R1S1 Sports photo]

If you've been anywhere on social media in the past week or so, you've probably already seen a bunch of videos and photos of the progress involving the demolition of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium's west side and north bowl.

But that doesn't mean we can't put a few photos here to have a little fun with tracking the project.

In short, they're moving very fast and the demo has been something to watch. These photos were taking on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023 after Lance Leipold's signing day presser and even more progress was made on Thursday.

We'll keep an eye on this from time to time and try to put up a few more posts like this in the future so you can keep an eye on what's happening. If you want to watch in real time, KU did put up a few construction cams that will give you the latest look at what's happening to the old stadium.

The pictures are incredible, but seeing it in person is something entirely different and wildly surreal.

Here's a look!

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