Video – Lake Barkley bridge laid to rest…

Implosion drops central span of 85-year old Kentucky bridge.

The Lake Barkley Bridge was demolished in an implosion Wednesday morning in Trigg County, Kentucky.

The bridge opened in Trigg County, Kentucky, in 1932. It was 3,104-foot bridge and cost more than $566,000 to build. It’s official name was “The Henry R. Lawrence Memorial Bridge.”

The second film (below) takes a little while to get to the action, but it is stunning.