Baltimore bridge blown up in controlled demolition : (VIDEO) + New details

Part of a collapsed bridge in Baltimore has been deliberately destroyed, clearing the way for the eventual full return of shipping through one of the busiest sea routes in the US.

A ship struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge on 26 March, causing it to collapse and killing six construction workers.

Today , The ship that collapsed the Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore experienced a “total power blackout” HOURS before leaving the port, according to AP

Monday’s demolition broke apart chunks of the collapsed bridge.

The operation was delayed over the weekend due to bad weather.

The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed after it was hit by a cargo ship, the Dali, which lost power and veered off course.

The collision sent around 4,000 tonnes of debris into the Patapsco River.

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