Saving The Bockau Arch Bridge Day 4: Petition And Important Meeting

Things have picked up quite a bit in the few days before Easter. So I will sum this up in a few words and write more later when the Easter celebrations are finished.  Between now and April 24th a petition in the English language is available for those who want to sign their names in…
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Castles, Chains And Tubes (Bridges At Conwy, Wales, UK)

The next guest column keeps us in the UK but takes us to Wales and to this community of Conwy. Here, the author of The Beauty of Transport gives us a tour of three historic bridges built by two world-renowned bridge engineers. Details on the history of the two and their contributions to the city…
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This Stride Into Our Solitude (Humber Bridge, East Riding Of Yorkshire / North Lincolnshire, UK) — The Beauty Of Transport

This guest column looks at the Humber Bridge, located near Kingston upon Hull in England. Built in 1981, the bridge has a span of over 4626 feet long, surpassing the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City by almost 400 feet. The 1964 bridge is still the longest suspension bridge in the United States. The Humber…
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Bridge Beautification In Glauchau (Saxony), Germany

Hirschgraben Viaduct at the Castle Complex to be Completely Rebuilt; Former Mulde Crossing to become Rest Area for Bikes GLAUCHAU (SAXONY)-  While driving (or even Walking) through Glauchau in western Saxony in Germany, one cannot avoid several construction barriers and even downed trees in several places within the community of 24,000, located between Zwickau and…
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Minneapolis Bridge Company- Minneapolis, MN

During a period between 1870 and 1940, the United States experienced an exponential growth in the number of not only iron and steel truss bridges, but also the number of bridge companies and steel mills. Originating from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and New York, companies were established in the 1870s but through consolidations and insider business…
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