This time last week, we brought you exclusive footage of a “test blast” that felled part of a flyover on the I-35 on Austin, Texas. At the time, we said that the remainder of the flyover was scheduled to be felled this weekend. Well, Dykon Explosive Demolition Corp was good its word. We are hoping…Read moreRead more
A controlled explosive demolition has brought down part of a flyover above the I-35 Northbound in Austin, Texas. The controlled blast was carried out under the direction of TXDOT. DemolitionNews understands that the demolition was carried out by the team at Dykon Explosive Demolition Corp. The company is expected to follow up with a further…Read moreRead more
Removal of power station bridge demonstrates engineering prowess. It is often said that the skill of the demolition engineer lies in their ability to solve problems. That skill is exemplified in this superb new film that shows how demolition giant Keltbray set about removing a bridge at the Ferrybridge C Power Station.
The Northern part of the Eisern Viaduct in Siegen, Germany has been felled in a controlled blast. According to reports, 61 kg of explosives was used to bring down the motorway bridge, which was up to 50 metres high and weighed 12,300 tons. The bridge will be replaced by a new building that can cope…Read moreRead more
The Maine Department of Transport has used explosives to demolish the old Beals Island Bridge, which connects the towns of Beals and Jonesport in Maine.
Union Pacific Railroad demolished a portion of the Tempe Town Lake Train Bridge at 8:13 a.m. on August 2, 2020 to facilitate debris removal. Once the area is clear, reconstruction will begin.
Bridge blasts set to music. It appears that someone at the Illinois Department of Transportation had some time on their hands. They have been back through the state archives, gathered together some epic bridge blast footage, and set the entire thing to the 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky.
The Bridge Busters strike again. It is as if Armac Group was once offended or abused by a bridge and have since undertaken to destroy any bridges that cross their path. The company continued its one-firm war against bridge-kind this past weekend, demolishing another bridge over the M27 at Romsey before handing the road below…Read moreRead more
French bridge demolition is a mini epic. Even though Brexit might eventually remove my requirement to do so, it is to my eternal shame that I cannot speak the language of our nearest neighbours; the French. Sure, I can can say please () and thank you (merci). If my memory serves me correctnly, a wasp…Read moreRead more
Time-lapse captures weekend railway bridge demolition. A programme that called for the demolition of 12 bridges to facilitate the electrification of the rail network between Bedford and Corby has come to a close with the completion of the final bridge demolition. The Bromham Road Bridge was demolished on 2 November. And the action is captured…Read moreRead more