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Operation Bridge Rescue

Season 45 Episode 16 | 53m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Follow the race to rebuild the Old Blenheim Bridge in New York State, an icon of 19th century American engineering, destroyed by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Watch a team of elite craftsmen faithfully reproduce the massive, intricate wooden structure under grueling time pressure as flooding threatens their worksite.

Aired: 09/19/18

Expired: 09/15/21

Rating: TV-PG

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