County Wants Hollywood To Blow Up Its Bridge
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. The makers of some future action movie could blow up a real bridge instead of a computer-generated one. Officials in Pinellas County, Florida want to get of the Gandy Bridge. It's due for demolition after decades carrying traffic across Tampa Bay. The county wants to save some of the $13 million cost. So it's offering to turn over the destruction to a film crew for use in the next Leo DiCaprio spectacular or the finale of "24."
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.