Lunzenau Pedestrian Bridge Opens To Traffic

One-of-a-kind bridge replaces a two-span bowstring arch bridge and re-establishes connection in small village in Saxony. LUNZENAU/ GLAUCHAU- During my bike tour along the Zwickauer Mulde this year, I was greeted with new bridges that had replaced structures that were, on the one hand, damaged by flooding, but on the other hand, appeared bland and…
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Wernsdorfer Welle Brücke Open To Bike Traffic

Vital link between Wernsdorf and Glauchau Restored with one of the most unique crossings along the Zwickauer Mulde GLAUCHAU (SAXONY)- The closing of the link between Glauchau and Mosel via Wernsdorf because of a bridge that was no longer usable due to flood damage was a hindrance for bikers using the Mulde Bike Trail. Construction…
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Green Bridge Lit Up

DES MOINES- As the old saying goes: Let there be light! 🙂 And this is what happened last week on the 15th at the Green Bridge, located over the Raccoon River at Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street in Des Moines. Fresh from a well-deserved renovation of the bridge, which included new decking, rehabilitation of the…
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Mary Ruffner Covered Bridge Is Coming Home

1875 covered bridge returning home to Fairfield County after residing in Perry County for over three decades.   LANCASTER/ THORNVILLE (OHIO)-  When driving along Ohio Highway 13 in the direction of Thornville, one will not miss a unique covered bridge located off to the side of the highway, spanning a small lake. The bridge partially…
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The Bridges Of Rochlitz, Germany

While cities, like Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden have many well-known bridges that are either fancy in design or over 80 years old, there are many town and villages, with an exceptionally high number of these structures, but whose history and design make them appealing to tourists, historians and photographers alike. One could just say that…
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