WEST, Texas (KXAN) - The city of West took another step Tuesday toward rebuilding after the fertilizer plant explosion in April.
Parts of West Middle School are currently being demolished. This is "Phase One" of project.
The West ISD plans to have 6-12th graders back on the same site by August 26th, just in time for next school year.
"We're seeing progression and we're seeing people move forward, and that gives hope to the community," said West resident Pete Arias.
At the high school's football field, crews are completely replacing the field. District officials were worried about potential bio waste after the field was used as a triage center immediately following the blast.
The intermediate school will also be demolished.
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