CalTrans’ Implosion of Old Bay Bridge Support Pier – Video

Bay Bridge demolition

The largest support pier of the East Span of the old Bay Bridge was imploded this past weekend as CalTrans tries to speed along the demolition process. Not quite as exciting as I thought, but here’s the video:

 

Perhaps, more interesting, doing a demo by hand (turn on your volume and wait until about 31 seconds):

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