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US officials blow up old bridge

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The Missouri Department of Transportation closed the I-55 road on Friday to demolish the Union Road Bridge.

Built in the early 1960s, the bridge had deteriorated beyond the point of repair, damaged by trucks striking its supports.

A new bridge is due to be completed by Autumn 2010.

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