The Crown Point Bridge over Lake Champlain between New York and Vermont had deteriorated to the point that it could not be repaired without spending extraordinary amounts of money. In order to make room for a new bridge, the old one had to be demolished. (Kansas City residents will note that the bridge bears a resemblance to the old Chouteau Bridge, which met a similar fate in 2001.) Herewith some video:
Best comment from the Burlington Free Press website: "Where's the Kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth shattering Kaboom."
Observations, Opinions, and Whatnot from the South Part of Town
What's this blog like?
Well, this blog is like...sitting around the kitchen table with friends and family...like a game of Rook with friends...sitting on the porch or deck or driveway with friends and neighbors...come on grab a drink and have a seat! You're in Ruskin Heights, or Terrace Lake Gardens or Stratford Estates for example. We might talk about anything--the new people moving in down the street, the economy, the Chiefs, crime, the mayor, health care, national new, world news, religion, cars, politics...careful now! Wide ranging, opinionated, but always respectful. In the end, we are all neighbors.
Free Glenn Stevens!
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