FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s the end of an era in Fort Collins for the CSU Rams.

Demolition is underway at Hughes Stadium, which was home to Colorado State University’s football team for 48 years.

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Wide receiver Olabisi Johnson of the Colorado State Rams goes up for a catch in the end zone for a touchdown against the UNC Bears at Hughes Stadium on Sept. 17, 2016. (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The tear-down of the old stadium is expected to take nearly a month.

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Hughes Stadium (credit: CBS)

The stadium was replaced by a new on-campus stadium last year.

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Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

Hughes Stadium opened on Sept.28, 1968, off Overland Trail in the western part of the city.

The CSU Board of Governors voted unanimously to demolish it last year, and a final decision on what will be done with the land hasn’t been made yet.

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(credit: CBS)

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