Trucker Gets Jail Time For Destroying Historic Bridge

Trucker to serve six months for driving overweight truck across the Gospel Street Bridge. Bridge being rebuilt. INDIANAPOLIS-  Sometimes the price to pay for ignorance can be the most painful.  When a person misses a turn-off and tries a short cut, it turns out to be the longest odessy of her life. For Mary Lambright,…
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Mystery Bridge Nr. 81: Abandoned Truss Bridge In Page County, Iowa

Our 81st mystery bridge takes us back to Iowa, but only barely, and a bridge that literally missed the record books. This bridge- or what’s left of it- spans the Nodaway River at 294th/295th Lane, a half mile east of US Hwy. 71 between Braddyville and Shambaugh, 2.5 miles north of the Missouri border. Only…
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Pop Quiz: How Many Bridges Does Penig Have?

A few days ago, I took advantage of nice weather here in Germany and embarked on a what I’ve touted as an Ironman bike tour through western Saxony. Starting at Hohenstein-Ernstthal, the tour lasted seven hours, going to Glauchau, then along the Mulde to Rochlitz, encountering steep hills with grades of up to 20% and…
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