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Rio’s Perimetral Highway Overpass Demolished: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Explosives brought a one kilometer section of Rio's Elevado da Perimetral in five seconds on the morning of Sunday, November 24th. Located in Rio's Port Zone, the section of the important highway was demolished by the city government at 7AM.

Approximately 1,200 pounds of explosives were used to destroy the section of road in order to make way for construction in preparation for the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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