2017 Ammann Awards: Entries Still Being Taken Until December 3. Voting To Follow….

Entries still being taken for the 2017 Ammann Awards. Deadline is  December 3rd.   JENA, GERMANY- For people wondering when the 2017 Ammann Awards are taking place, I can only give you one answer: It’s going on right now. For those wondering if it is too late to enter their best bridge photos and bridges…
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Mystery Bridge Nr. 88: The Stone Arch Bridges Of Zschorlau Near Schneeberg

Our next mystery bridge article features not just one, two or even five bridges. But 23 to be exact! And the irony behind this is that they are all located in the small town of Zschorlau- a town of only 5,600 inhabitants! Located three kilometers southwest of Schneeberg and six kilometers west of Aue, Zschorlau…
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Route 66 Gasconade River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Being Launched

HAZELGREEN, MO-  The North Skunk River Greenbelt Association (NSRGA)/ Workin’ Bridges has been given the green light by the Missouri Department of Transportation(MoDOT) for a conceptual agreement to begin the fundraising efforts to actually restore the Gasconade River Bridge at Hazelgreen, Missouri. A new by-pass bridge has been designed and will be constructed in 2018…
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What To Do With A Historic Bridge: The Schlema Stone Arch Bridge In Germany

BAD SCHLEMA/AUE/SCHNEEBERG (SAXONY)- Our next stop on the bridgehunting tour, especially along the Zwickauer Mulde in western Saxony is the town of Bad Schlema. This town of 5,600 inhabitants is located deep in the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) where the river meets the River Schlema. It was once a key junction of two rail lines: the…
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Bridge Trip! 17 Historic Iowa Bridges We’ve Discovered

Author’s Note: Growing up just North of the border, I can testify to the fact that Iowa has a large number and wide Array of historic bridges, whose history Dates back to the 1860s and whose Engineering Technology contributed to the way Transportation and infrastructure in the US has developed to this day. Here’s an…
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