Thought Of The Day: Maintenance Is Preservation

This photo was taken by fellow pontist Will Truax which needs no explanation. This sign can be found at the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, which is a National Historical Site. Albeit not a historic bridge, you can find our more about its history here. This saying applies to all historic places, inlcuding bridges, something that…
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The Bridges Of St. Petersburg, Russia: Your Guide To The 390+ Bridges

Located at the crossroads between Europe and Russia, St. Petersburg, with a population of over 5.2 million inhabitants and situated in northwestern Russia at the tip of the Golf of Finnland, has had a colorful history- both good and bad- not only in terms of its political history but also in terms of architecture. The…
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Guest Column: The Bridges Of Cambridge, England

Here’s another guest column in connection with a tour of bridges in Great Britain. This time it’s the bridges of Cambridge. There are just as many reasons to visit this old and beautiful City as there is for reblogging this. Have a look at the photos and some comments from Janaline’s World Journey. Enjoy! 🙂…
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Mystery Bridge Nr. 89: Howe Bedstead Truss Bridge In Muscatine

The 89th mystery bridge takes us back to Iowa and to a town of Muscatine. Located along the Mississippi River, the town of 22,886 inhabitants prides itself on its historic buildings in downtown, the riverfront and the lone LED-lit bridge in the Norman Beckley Bridge, the lone Mississippi River crossing that carries vehicular traffic into…
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Tappan Zee Bridge Coming Down

62-year old cantilever bridge being demolished after the opening of a twin-span cable-stayed bridge.   NEW YORK CITY-  When you boat along the Hudson River or travel along the Interstate into the Big Apple, you will probably see a lot of cranes lining up along both sides of three bridges: a twin-span cable-stayed suspension- looking…
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