SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Dust off your binoculars. There’s going to be a big event on the bay — and probably a big backup, as well.
Caltrans work crews are going implode part of the old Bay Bridge.READ MORE: San Jose Ordinance Could Set Hefty Fines For Fireworks
Workers are loading up one of the piers with explosives.READ MORE: COVID Recovery: As Pandemic Eases, Concerns About Inflation Emerge
The plan is to implode the structure at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
It will happen in a matter of seconds but since it is expected to send debris into the air, Caltrans will shut the bridge down for 15 minutes.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Tosses Twitter Lawsuit Against Texas Attorney General
It is going to be an expensive operation. Reportedly the price tag on the implosion is $160 million.