Engineers have imploded buildings for decades. That’s where hundreds of expertly timed small explosions cause a building to collapse within itself without damaging buildings right next door. Caltrans believes it is the first to conduct a massive underwater implosion with its apparently successful implosion of a five-story underwater pier that once supported the Cantilever section of the old Bay Bridge. Our Mark Jones was there before the countdown began.
Bay Bridge Implosion
Monday, November 23, 2015