OEM: Astrotower to be partially demolished overnight

According to OEM, the Scream Zone, raceway, B&B carousel will be open to the public on Thursday. The Wonder Wheel and the Cyclone will remain

Police evacuated the scene yesterday near West 10th Street at the Coney Island Boardwalk.

Police evacuated the scene yesterday near West 10th Street at the Coney Island Boardwalk. (7/3/13)

CONEY ISLAND - The Office of Emergency Management says Luna Park's Astrotower is expected to be partially demolished overnight.

The demolition comes after the park was evacuated Tuesday night amid concerns of the iconic tower's stability.

According to OEM, the Scream Zone, raceway, B&B carousel will be open to the public on Thursday. The Wonder Wheel and the Cyclone will remain closed until further notice.

The recent developments with the Astrotower will not affect the fireworks display, hot dog eating contest or live music, according to officials. 

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