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Nitro portion of Dick Henderson Memorial Bridge to be blown up

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Round two of the Dick Henderson Memorial Bridge will happen Friday morning at 10 a.m.

The Nitro side of the bridge will be blown up.

At 8:30 a.m., police will shut down Center Street going towards the bridge from Route 25.

Route 25 will still be open, but no traffic will be allowed onto Center Street, according to police.

At 9:30 a.m., there will be no traffic allowed between Holly and Blackwood Streets, between the railroad tracks and the river, according to police.  This includes foot traffic.

Authorities said the best place to view the blast will be from Roadside Park in Saint Albans.

There will also be a special area for the public to see the blast near Center Street, just off of Route 25.

At 9:55 a.m., people will hear siren blasts.  At 9:58 a.m., there will be a two minute warning.

The detonation will happen promptly at 10 a.m.

We will live stream the event on wowktv.com starting at 9:40 a.m.