Explosive end for collapsed Italian bridge that killed 43. Demolition and explosive engineers have today carried out a controlled blast to bring down two remaining sections of Genoa’s Morandi Bridge that collapsed last August. Forty-three people were killed when part of the bridge, and cars travelling along it, fell 45 metres. Today’s blast dropped around…Read moreRead more
Armac Group chalks up another successful bridge demolition. Another weekend, another bridge and another text-book demolition by the Bridge Busters team at Armac Group. This time, the team took its immense firepower to a bridge over the A14 at Bar Hill near Longstanton. what more can we say?
Weekend possession condensed into four epic minutes. A new film from Central Bedfordshire Council charts the recent weekend-long possession of the A421 Cranfield Road Bridge bridge demolition. The project forms an integral part of the ongoing A42 Dualling Project that is expected to run until Winter 2020.
Blast fells landmark bridge. Missouri Department of Transportation crews demolished the old Route 47 Missouri River Bridge on April 11. The historic landmark came down in Washington, Missouri around 10:30 am, local time.
New film captures progress of major Seattle project. As the demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct continues, WSDOT has released a time-lapse video showing the rapid progress made on removing the Columbia Street ramp.
Demolition signals beginning of reconstruction for deadly Italian bridge. Work to demolish Genoa’s Morandi bridge, which partially collapsed last August killing 43 people, has begun ahead of its reconstruction. Project planning and deconstruction of the remaining parts of the bridge superstructure started on 15 December 2018; but now major sections are being lowered to the…Read moreRead more
Explosive demolition drops bridge span into Hudson River. Within the past few minutes, the Eastern span of the old Tappan Zee bridge has been demolished by a controlled explosion. Original plans called for the Tappan Zee to be removed piece by piece and avoid the use of explosives, which could have an impact on Hudson…Read moreRead more
Demolition work is imminent on collapsed bridge that killed 43 people. Four months after the collapse of a Genoa bridge that claimed 43 lives and disrupted an entire region’s cross-border transport, Italian engineers are preparing to demolish the remains of the Morandi bridge ahead of its subsequent replacement.
Plymouth City Council film charts successful overnight bridge removal. The demolition of the Union Street footbridge during a recent overnight possession has been captured on film; and it shows Gilpin Demolition in a superb light. The 30-year old bridge was being removed to make way for the new Boulevard development. After months of planning, the…Read moreRead more
170-year old bridge to be demolished during festive period. At least one demolition crew will miss out on the Christmas turkey, Queen’s speech and another re-run of The Sound of Music this year as a frail 170-year-old bridge that poses a threat to services on the East Coast Main Line in Aberdeenshire is to be…Read moreRead more