The last span of the Fairfax Bridge carrying U.S. 69 between Riverside and Kansas City, Kan., was brought down by explosives on Thursday. Traffic will continue over the adjacent Platte Purchase Bridge (left) until a new four-lane bridge with a bike and pedestrian path is opened in late 2016.
The last span of the Fairfax Bridge carrying U.S. 69 between Riverside and Kansas City, Kan., was brought down by explosives on Thursday. Traffic will continue over the adjacent Platte Purchase Bridge (left) until a new four-lane bridge with a bike and pedestrian path is opened in late 2016. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
The last span of the Fairfax Bridge carrying U.S. 69 between Riverside and Kansas City, Kan., was brought down by explosives on Thursday. Traffic will continue over the adjacent Platte Purchase Bridge (left) until a new four-lane bridge with a bike and pedestrian path is opened in late 2016. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

Blast brings down the last section of the Fairfax Bridge (with video)

January 29, 2015 1:05 PM