Deemed “structurally deficient” as many other bridges in America have become, the Broadway Bridge in Little Rock, Arkansas was set for demolition on October 11, 2016. The nearly century-old bridge stood proudly over the Arkansas River as crews outfitted its key structural points with explosive charges and spectators gathered nearby to witness the imminent destruction. But when they finally set the charges off, they were met with a hilarious surprise. In a testament to the bridge’s integrity, it resisted collapse until crews fitted its components with cables and pulled the bridge down manually.
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