RAW VIDEO: TX bridge implodes

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 12:40pm

Crews set off a series of blasts in Texas Sunday, and in a matter of seconds, an old highway truss bridge was demolished.

City officials and spectators gathered to watch the implosion from a safe distance. The explosives were so powerful they knocked out 911 and phone service.

A resident who lives 26 miles away from the blast said she could feel her house shake.

The implosion cleared the way for a bigger and safer bridge across the lake.

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