It is down now
http://katv.com/news/local/broadway-bridge-still-stands-after-failed-implosion

On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Mathew Howard <mhoward...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> That sounds like a fun job...
>
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 9:27 AM, Chuck McCown <ch...@wbmfg.com> wrote:
>
>> Looks like they just blew off the connector plates.  It is an arch.
>> Romans didn’t need no stinkin’ connector plates.
>> A few minutes with a cutting torch on the bottom middle ought to do the
>> job....
>>
>>
>>
>> ------ Original Message ------
>> From: "That One Guy /sarcasm" <thatoneguyst...@gmail.com>
>> To: "af@afmug.com" <af@afmug.com>
>> Sent: 10/12/2016 1:46:52 AM
>> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] OT - bridge implosion
>>
>>
>> the demo guys previously had probably only blown up cheap chinese steel.
>> this was old US steel
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:13 PM, Josh Reynolds <j...@kyneticwifi.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Interesting.
>>>
>>> On Oct 11, 2016 11:02 PM, "Robert" <i...@avantwireless.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> This was probably all shaped cutting charges...  The problem with that
>>>> is the internals of the steel.  They usually pre-cut some of the members to
>>>> determine the composition of the charges and if they cut the wrong member
>>>> they get the wrong results...
>>>>
>>>> On 10/11/16 8:50 PM, Josh Reynolds wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Pretty sure they didn't think the steel was going to be that resilient.
>>>>> Its a far away shot, but it doesn't look like there's anything but
>>>>> superficial damage.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Oct 11, 2016 10:47 PM, "Eric Kuhnke" <eric.kuh...@gmail.com
>>>>> <mailto:eric.kuh...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>      I have just enough nautical knowledge to seem stupid on the
>>>>>     Internet...  My theory is that they were planning to neatly cut it
>>>>>     into medium sized chunks that could be reasonably lifted out of the
>>>>>     river with a medium sized crane on a flat barge and carried away.
>>>>>     Severing the whole thing and dropping it into the river in one
>>>>> piece
>>>>>     would require a significantly larger/more expensive crane and
>>>>>     corresponding barge.
>>>>>
>>>>>     Not enough explosives at the severing points, or an underestimate
>>>>> of
>>>>>     the strength/grade of the steel?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>     On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 8:40 PM, Ken Hohhof <af...@kwisp.com
>>>>>     <mailto:af...@kwisp.com>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>         OK, mechanical stuff is not my strong point.  But for anyone
>>>>> who
>>>>>         watched the video of the failed bridge implosion in Little
>>>>> Rock,
>>>>>         Arkansas, what were they thinking?  It seems they rigged
>>>>>         explosives on the arch and the bridge deck, both of which are
>>>>> in
>>>>>         compression.  It seems to me they needed to sever the cables,
>>>>>         which are in tension.  That at least would have caused the deck
>>>>>         to collapse.____
>>>>>
>>>>>         __ __
>>>>>
>>>>>         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aalDpReUaCs
>>>>>         <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aalDpReUaCs>____
>>>>>
>>>>>         __ __
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> If you only see yourself as part of the team but you don't see your team
>> as part of yourself you have already failed as part of the team.
>>
>>
>


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