Video captures the moment a portion of the old Nice/Middleton Bridge imploded. Its concrete will become oyster habitat on the river bottom. Photo: MDTA

VIDEO: Boom! Old Nice Bridge Implodes into Potomac River to Become Oyster Reef

It’s a happy ending for an old, no-longer-needed bridge. With the help of explosives, the Nice/Middleton Bridge is being removed from the horizon section by section. Concrete from the 1940 bridge will fulfill a new mission: artificial reef habitat for oysters, fish and other marine life.

Cheryl Costello shows us the amazing transformation. Watch below: