[VIDEO] Beautiful 13-Story Building Demolition in Downtown Dallas

When you need to demolish a building in a tight downtown setting, you make sure to hire people who have the right experience to do the job.  Controlled Demolition, Inc (CDI), was at it again recently, when they shared a video of a recent building implosion in Dallas, TX.

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[VIDEO] Obsolete WV Steel Plant Imploded into Cloud of Smoke, Covering Nearby Resident’s Houses

Demolitions by implosion can be fun to watch when they go right – or wrong – but nearby residents can be greatly affected by the high powered blasts and huge clouds of debris that follow.  A few years ago, a botched demolition in England left dozens of nearby residents unable to return to their homes for several days. Last week, an obsolete Steel Basic Oxygen Plant in Weirton, West Virginia is leaving residents in a similar situation.

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Watch an In-Depth Video of Two Bridge Demolitions from a Barge

I don’t think there is anyone in the construction industry that has a better marketing department than Priestly Demolition, a demolition specialty contractor based in Ontario, Canada.  Their Youtube channel is filled with high quality demolition videos in the form of timelapse videos and even a 24 minute long, highly detailed video of a bridge demolition so impressive it won awards for best in the world.  Implosion videos are a great source of entertainment in their own right, but the videos that Priestly put out are not only entertaining, but also great for education purposes.

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[VIDEO] Watch a 27 Story Building That Was Never Used Be Demolished in China

Buildings are demolished all the time in order to make way for new construction.  The buildings that are demolished have usually lived out their useful life and are no longer functional.  Recently a demolition video resurfaced, which shows a 27 story building in China being imploded.  The strange thing is that, since it was finished in 1999, the building had never even been used.

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[VIDEO] 11 Story High Rise Falls on Excavator During Demolition

A nearby office worker caught video of a dramatic demolition that showed the remains of an 11 story building collapse on top of the excavator performing the demolition. 

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[VIDEO] Nearby Pedestrians Caught Off Guard by 12 Story Building Implosion

Construction Junkie has shared a lot of demolition videos.  Typically, people line up waiting for the moment when the building explodes with their eyes peeled and cameras ready, just waiting for the perfect video.  This video, however, is much different.

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[VIDEO] Watch Damaged Big Sur Bridge Fall to Canyon Below During Demolition

Early this year, a landslide caused catastrophic failure to the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge along California’s famous Highway 1.  California Transit officials closed the bridge on February 21st and announced it would be demolished and replaced.  Time is of the essence as US News reports that over 400 residents are stranded on one side of the bridge and helicopters have had to bring in food for them.  The residents are still able to use the footpaths in the area to cross the canyon.

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[VIDEO] A Bridge Demolition So Impressive It Won Awards for Best in the World

There’s no doubt that bridge demolitions by implosion are extremely fun to watch, but the fireworks show and big splash into the water below can sometimes overshadow other demolition projects that don’t allow implosion. Priestly Demolition Inc. (PDI) recently won two 2016 World Demolition Awards for one of those projects where implosion was not an option and they have also produced an incredibly detailed video of how they did it.

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