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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