Simulated terrorist attack on the old Bay Bridge

Turns out the old Bay Bridge is still good for something after all! Photographers’ Blog tells us all about it:

While at a wedding rehearsal last week, I received a call from my editor to cover Urban Shield, a large-scale, 48-hour preparedness exercise for first responders. With participants and observers attending from various states and countries, Urban Shield is in a sense the Super Bowl of preparedness exercise.

I knew I wanted to document the event when I heard that parts of it will be held at the recently closed eastern span of the former San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Read on for the full story and lots more pics.

One Response to “Simulated terrorist attack on the old Bay Bridge”

  1. Joe Shlabotnik says:

    Damn I think I played this exact scene in one of the Modern Warfare games.