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Published February 22, 2011, 12:36 PM

Old Drayton Bridge Comes Down

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The old Drayton bridge is now gone. Explosives experts knocked down the bridge at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The old Drayton bridge is now gone. Explosives experts knocked down the bridge at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Crews had to weaken the the steel bridge to place 10 pounds of military-grade linear shape-charge explosives.

It only took 15 milli-seconds to bring down the bridge.

Crews now are working on clearing the bridge from the river banks.

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