Saskatoon Traffic Bridge explosion felt across the city

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Saskatoon to see a historic landmark demolished on Sunday morning.

Explosive charges take down bridge at 9 a.m. CST Sunday morning

Explosive charges separate two sections of the Traffic Bridge in Saskatoon from its piers. (Albert Couillard/Radio-Canada)

It went off with bang, one which could be felt across the entire city.

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Saskatoon as part of the Traffic Bridge was demolished on Sunday morning.

After one thunderous explosion, the bridge fell to the berm below, and the show was over.

Saskatoon's Kappaco Films used two drones, other cameras and a GoPro they put on the bridge to capture up-close footage. 

People across the city shared the moment and memories of the Traffic Bridge on social media.

Saskatoon's Traffic Bridge was partially demolished on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. (Britainy Robinson)


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