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On Tuesday the obsolete Fort Steuben Bridge was destroyed in a spectacular controlled demolition that required 153 pounds of explosives. The Ohio Department of Transportation has released a very loud(...
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I suspect that should be "153 tons" of explosives.
 
What if each of those flash points represented 1 lb. of explosives? Is a pound, maybe shaped, enough to do all that?
 
+Dennis McCunney and +Mark Palmberg the answer is a pound of shaped explosives CAN do that much damage. A ton of explosive is more like a bomb (think nuclear bomb) than controlled demolition.
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