Four Bears Bridge

Project Details

Capabilities: Demolition | Design Build


Bolander provided unique means and methods to demolish the 52-year old Four Bears bridge.

  • Demolished 1953 bridge, 4,483’ long in New Town, ND
  • Bridge deck was removed using equipment mounted hammers
  • Explosively dropped the steel structure using shape charges
  • Picked steel sections from the river to be recycled as scrap
  • Cleared the channel of blast debris using sonar equipment