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They're blowing up part of the Bay Bridge Saturday

8,000 pounds of explosives will be used to implode one of the old bridge's piers Although the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been with us long enough at this point that we almost have to stop referring to it as "new," bits of the original span are of course still hanging around, like leftovers you haven’t quite managed to throw out yet. Our bridge hoarding problem will improve incrementally on Saturday, as Caltrans employs 8,000 pounds of explosives to implode one of the old piers between noon and 12:40 p.
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