Caltrans Uses 12,000 Pounds of Explosive to Demolish Former Bay Bridge Pier

NBC Bay Area reports that another section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s old eastern span was demolished on Saturday, October 29. “Caltrans said the E-4 support pier was imploded with 12,000 pounds of explosives. The blast occurred just before 11:30 a.m. and lasted under four seconds.”