Archive for 'Bridge'
Philippines bridge blown to smithereens. In a week in which a US contractor needed two attempts to fell a bridge in Ohio, it seems that their counterparts in the Philippines were taking no chances when felling the Sabang River Bridge. As a blaster friend once put it so eloquently: They blew the snot out of […]
It took two attempts to fell Ohio’s tallest ridge yesterday. Two sections of the old Jeremiah Morrow Bridge in Warren County, Ohio failed to collapse as planned during an implosion yesterday. But the bridge that crosses the Little Miami River was eventually brought down with a second blast:
State’s tallest bridge scheduled for weekend implosion. The old southbound span of the Jeremiah Morrow bridge on Interstate 71 in Warren County is to come tumbling down on Sunday. Contractors and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) were preparing for the implosion of the segments of steel underlying the southbound stretch and not hanging over […]
Full-speed and super slo-mo films capture the action as bridge falls into river below. The problem with bridge implosions – generally – is that they’re over so quickly that you can blink and miss the action. Not in this instance. Advantage Blasting and Demolition together with Remote Aerial LLC and Kentuckiana Seismic and Survey managed […]
Company carries out complex bridge lift in Coventry. The news headlines might be filled with the company’s purchase/management buyout, but on the ground DSM Group remains focused on the task. Yesterday, the company carried out a complex bridge lift for Coventry City Council; removing a 1972-built pedestrian link bridge between Town hall and Civic Centre. […]
Drop-hammer destroys bridge in Finland. As anyone that has ever been near or by a Rammer breaker in full flow, those Finns know a thing or two about hammers. So we were intrigued to learn that a bridge deck in Finland was being demolished using a drop-hammer. Built in 1977, the bridge is 170 metres […]
Excavator succeeds where drop ball failed. It was a contract that got off to a false start with a drop ball that flatly refused to break the bridge deck. But in true demolition spirit, the crew has caught up, switching to hydraulic excavators to get the job done:
Implosion drops cantilever bridge into river below. Crews demolished the old steel truss on J.M. Walters Bridge yesterday morning. According to historicbridges.org, the Walters Bridge was built in 1934. They said the bridge is an extremely unusual design of cantilever truss bridge. This is largely due to the relatively lightweight and simplistic design of the […]
New York boroughs voice concerns over proposed Kosciuszko Bridge implosion. After Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the city would implode a section of the old Kosciuszko Bridge, several elected officials in Queens and Brooklyn, including Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, voiced concerns about the impact this implosion would have. The main span will be dropped […]
Demolition crews tackle Arizona bridge. Work is underway on the demolition of the I-10 bridge at Ina Road in Tucson, Arizona.