BB Comer Bridge In Alabama: Demolition Funding Can Be Repurposed For Rehabiliation

  Spanning the Tennessee River at Scottsboro, Alabama, the BB Comer Bridge represents a classic example of a cantilever truss bridge that is traditionally a target of progress, especially in light of the Minneapolis Bridge disaster six and a half years ago. Yet a preservation group is fighting to save this 1930 structure, and the…
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2013 Ammann Awards Results Part II

  Wiley Bridge wins Best Photo Award, Cologne and Fayette County win Tour Guide Award, Coffeville Bridge Best Kept Secret for Individual Bridge.   Run-off elections for spectacular disaster underway; winner announced Friday.  New changes underway for 2014 Ammann Awards. A grey foggy morning in rural Pennsylvania. All is quiet on the homefront, except for…
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2013 Ammann Awards Results Part I

Robert (Bob) Frame III elected overwhelmingly for Lifetime Achievement; same result for Riverside Bridge (Ozark, Missouri) for Best Preservation Example. Halle (Saale) and Flensburg (Germany) numbers one and two respectively for Mystery Bridge.     Run-off vote for Spectacular Bridge Vote underway. Results expected on Friday. For this year’s Ammann Awards, presented by the Bridgehunter’s…
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