Video – Project Neon fells Vegas bridge…

Time-lapse captures overnight bridge demolition. Project Neon crews began demolishing the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge at U.S. 95 in downtown Las Vegas on April 20. The bridge needed to be replaced due to its age and a larger bridge is needed. The rubble will be used as reused as fill material. This time lapse…Read moreRead more

Video – Faster than expected…

Section of Scranton Bridge collapses onto carriageway below. Demolition of the old Scranton Bridge was scheduled to take one to two days; in the end, it took just a matter of seconds as a section collapsed almost immediately as demolition began. PennDOT shut down the Central Scranton Expressway several hours before the bridge demolition began….Read moreRead more

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…Read moreRead more

Video – Savanna – Sabula bridge blasted…

Controlled blast fells bridge over Mississippi River. The 86-year-old Savanna-Sabula Bridge, a steel truss bridge that spanned the Mississippi River on the Illinois-Iowa border, was demolished late last week. The Savanna-Sabula, which connected Savanna, Illinois, with the small island town of Sabula, Iowa, was demolished around 10:30 am local time Friday

Video – Bridge gets busted…

Armac Group does what Armac Group does best. Birmingham-based Armac Group has a formidable reputation for its bridge demolition capabilities. It is not for nothing that the company goes by the nickname, The Bridge Busters. And the company has reinforced that reputation with an overnight possession and demolition of the old A1 bridge between Brampton…Read moreRead more

Video – On dry land…

Dutch dismantle giant steel bridge. Between October and Januari, the bridge sections of Rotterdam’s old Botlek bridge were delivered in stages to the dismantling yard of Jansen Recycling Group in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands. Taken as a whole, the sections weigh some 6,000 tonnes. On 23 November and 6 December, the largest sections from the old…Read moreRead more

Video – They come alive at night…

Stunning video captures overnight bridge demolition in all its balletic majesty. There is, perhaps, no greater test of the demolition man’s skill than an overnight bridge possession. With a road or railway scheduled to open in just a few hours and the very real threat of financial penalties for late completion hanging over them, demolition…Read moreRead more

Video – From dusk till dawn…

One night to take down Californian overpass. Caltrans Public Information Officer Vince Jacala spends a night imbedded with a Caltrans construction team as they demolish a bridge above Interstate 80 before dawn. During the overnight bridge demolition, Caltrans and its contractor must also scramble to finish on time and reopen busy I-80 between Sacramento and…Read moreRead more

Video – A closer look at Kosciuszko Bridge blast…

New CDI video provides unique perspective on massive bridge demolition. Back on the 2 October, while the dust was still settling, we brought you footage of the demolition of the Kosciuszko Bridge in New York. But now, the explosives demolition company responsible – Controlled Demolition Inc – has released its own film of the blast….Read moreRead more

Video – Bridge piers imploded…

Old Cohoes-Waterford Bridge imploded. The piers of the old Cohoes-Waterford Bridge were imploded on Thursday. Traffic was halted in the area while crews demolished the six old piers across the Mohawk River. A $21.5 million project to replace the bridge started in 2016. The new bridge, which was built about 80 feet east of the…Read moreRead more