Explosion-Proof 93-Year-Old Bridge Refuses to Die

By Hudson Hongo on at

Old bridges never die, they just cross over to the other side.

After almost a century of service, the Broadway Bridge in Arkansas was deemed “structurally deficient” and condemned to death by explosion on Tuesday. As the video below demonstrates, however, the bridge itself clearly had other ideas:

According to CBS News, it took transportation crews (pulling cables, not using explosives) five hours to finally take the bridge down. Rest in peace, stubborn bridge, you were truly one of the greats. [The Guardian]