In China blew up a bridge a mile

In China blew up a bridge a mile

And it’s not a terrorist attack.


The bridge is a mile blew up today in Jiangxi province in Southeast China.

Spectacular photos and videos circulated by foreign media.

Dramatic moment a 20-year-old mile-long bridge is reduced to rubble in seconds during a controlled demolition

— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) September 28, 2018

Almost instantly a powerful explosion turned the 23-year-old bridge into a pile of rubble and debris. They fell to the bottom of the river Gan.

It was a planned demolition, which was prepared in November last year. To demolish the bridge, the local authorities decided after a major renovation, which has not brought the expected results.

RT Echinanews “This footage recorded the demolition of Ganjiang Bridge. After serving the JI’an City, SE China’s #Jiangxi Province for over 20 years, the bridge is too old to meet the future development requirements. R. I. P. and thanks for your services!”

— 许 (@fuqianggu) September 28, 2018

In January 2019, will begin construction of a new bridge. Its length is 2211 meters and the lanes will be six. It is planned to open in 2021.

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