Vegas' Riviera Casino Goes Out With A BangThe Riviera Hotel and Casino — the Las Vegas Strip's first high-rise that was as famous for its ties to organized crime as its Hollywood personification of Sin City's mobster past — exited the scene early Tuesday with a cinematic implosion.
Caltrans Wants To Implode Remaining Piers of Old Bay BridgeCaltrans officials sought approval Monday to implode the remaining piers of the old Bay Bridge beginning in October.
Minimal Impact On Wildlife From Bay Bridge Implosion Initial analysis of the implosion of the largest pier of the old Bay Bridge eastern span shows that there was minimal impact to wildlife and water quality, Caltrans officials said Tuesday.
Old Bay Bridge Pier Imploded With Hundreds Of Underwater Explosive ChargesCaltrans demolished the largest remaining pier of the old Bay Bridge's eastern span Saturday morning using nearly 600 explosive charges over a period of roughly six seconds.
Old San Francisco Bay Bridge Pier Set For Implosion Early Saturday MorningThe largest remaining pier of the old eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge is set for demolition early Saturday.
Bay Bridge Implosion On Old Eastern Span Delayed One WeekBay Bridge watchers anticipating the implosion scheduled for November 7 will have to wait another week. The so-called E3 Pier implosion is now set for Saturday, November 14.
Bay Bridge Shutting Down When Caltrans Implodes Part Of Bay BridgeDust off your binoculars. There's going to be a huge event on the bay -- and probably a huge backup, as well.
Plan To Implode Old Bay Bridge Pier Moves Forward With Regulatory PermissionPlans to demolish the largest pier in the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using explosives took another step forward Thurday as a bay regulatory commission unanimously granted Caltrans a permit for the project.
Caltrans Proposes Underwater Implosions For Old Bay Bridge Pier; Environmental Group ConcernedCaltrans is looking for approval from the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to conduct a test underwater implosion of one of the piers from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
Small Fish May Derail Plans To Implode Old Bay BridgeCaltrans’ plan was to save money and protect the environment by bringing down the old bridge piers with explosives. But once again, the agency finds itself taking a detour, for one specific fish.
Candlestick Park To Come Down By Wrecking Ball After SF Residents Worry Over Implosion RisksA plan to implode Candlestick Park is now off the table after several hundred San Francisco residents opposed the idea citing health and environmental risks.
Residents' Group Launches Petition To Stop Candlestick Park Implosion, Citing Health ConcernsThe plan to demolishing Candlestick Park and build new development on the site is running into increased opposition.