Green Bridge Lit Up

DES MOINES- As the old saying goes: Let there be light! 🙂 And this is what happened last week on the 15th at the Green Bridge, located over the Raccoon River at Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street in Des Moines. Fresh from a well-deserved renovation of the bridge, which included new decking, rehabilitation of the…
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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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