Blast downs last piece of old Harrison Ave. Bridge in Scranton in seconds

Updated Jul 17, 2018

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The YouTube video below shows the June 5, demolition of the last remaining part of the old Harrison Avenue Bridge in Scranton, Pennsylvania, which was built in 1921-1922, WNEP reports.

The project to replace the old historic bridge began in 2014 and cost the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) approximately $30 million to complete. The new bridge opened to traffic in December 2017, and demolition of the old bridge began in April 2018.