VIDEO: KYTC Gives Old Ledbetter Bridge Second Blast

Sep 24, 2014

Credit Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The second section of the Old Ledbetter Bridge was taken down with explosives early this morning. 

River traffic was halted and the New US 60 Tennessee River Bridge was restricted to one lane for observers. There will be three more controlled explosions to finish demolition. Detonation of the center truss is tentatively scheduled for October 1st. 

Video from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.