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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New Goethals Bridge Going Up; Old Goethals Bridge Coming Down

NEW YORK CITY-  Since 2014, the bridge landscape has been changing in front of our eyes, especially with regards to the metropolitan’s freeways. Once laden with suspension bridges, such as the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Verrazano Narrows, as well as cantilever truss bridges, such as the Queensboro and Commodore Perry, and arch bridges, such as the…
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Historic Bridge In Jackson County For Sale: Any Takers?

  Last remaining historic bridge in the county up for the taking. Deadline for claims slated for September. JACKSON, MN- After sitting idle and out of use for almost three decades, this historic truss bridge is in need of a new home. Bridge Nr. L5245, located over Okabena Creek in Alba Township, three miles east…
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Chimney Rock Bridge Given New Life

  111-year old product of a Chicago bridge builder to be rehabilitated and reopened to traffic after being closed since last year. DECORAH, IOWA- Winneshiek County has made headlines in the past couple years due to its problems with functionally obsolete bridges, many of them being over 80 years old and in need of extensive…
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