Pier E3 Implosion Planned for Early Saturday 11/14, Will Be Live Steamed Online

The implosion of Pier E3, the largest in-water foundation of the old east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is planned to be imploded Saturday, November 14.

There are two views of the event that will be live streamed. Those streams are below. Note that they will be live shortly before the first window of opportunity early Saturday morning. Depending on conditions, the implosion could occur at approximately either 7:00am or 1:00pm.

There is also a hub of information at the following site: http://dot.ca.gov/e3implosion

Below are a bunch of informational links:


Caltrans News Flash about Implosion, Brief Bay Bridge Closure, and Test of the Bubble Curtain


Metropolitan Transportation Commission Video about Upcoming Implosion


Videos ( 1 2 ) of the Blast Attenuation System (“Bubble Curtain”) in Action


Caltrans News Flash About Upcoming Implosion


Interactive Saturday 11/14 Event Locations Map


Updated Simulation Video


Simple Model of the Expected Dust Cloud


Twitter #E3Implosion Landing Page


September 2015 Powerpoint Presentation Delivered to the San Francisco Bay Conservation andDevelopment Commission


Release Announcing Implosion Planned for Saturday 11/14

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