What's better than watching an explosion? Watching a controlled explosion. Jalopnik readers have ten amazing bridge, road, and assorted infrastructure demolition videos just for you.
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We can't say how much we love the idea that when a bridge or some other transportation structure is worn out, people get to blow it up. It's like the best present the engineering world can give us regular plebes.
Photo Credit: Fort Steuben Bridge Demolition
10.) Super Precise SH-28 Bridge Demolition, Oklahoma, 2013
9.) A Single Section of the Hoan Bridge, Milwaukee, 2000
8.) It's Just A Big Building... With The Top Gear Hilux On It
7.) The First Attempt At Blowing Two Medicine Bridge, East Glacier Park, Montana, 2013
6.) Howard Street Bridge, Tyne Tunnel Demolition, Newcastle, UK, 2010
5.) The Tacoma Narrows Bridge Destroying Itself
4.) M1 Motorway Bridge, Bedforshire UK, 2012
3.) Jamestown Bridge, Rhode Island, 2006
2.) Vertical Shockwave From A Bridge Demolition