Copenhagenization And Bridges

In the US, when it comes to bike trails and  bridges, they go together like bread and butter, for there are numerous examples of trails in the country where one important bridge is included.  There are Rails to Trails where former rail lines are converted into bike trails and include many iron and steel bridges…
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Waterford Iron Bridge (Minnesota):

Heading southwest in the direction of my childhood place of Jackson on a heavily used state rural highway through Dakota County, there is an old iron bridge located just off to the left of the road that one would easily forget unless he was told that it was there and was worth visiting if he…
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100-year Old Railroad Bridge In Vogtland Up For Auction

The Bridgehunter’s Chroinicles News Flyer: 16 September, 2011- Reuth (Vogtland), Germany. Auctioning something off can take on the impossible. One can auction off a house but not a bridge, right? In Reuth, located 85km northeast of Bayreuth and 25km northeast of its nearest town of Hof in southwest Saxony has entered the unknown to prove…
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Bridgeport Bridge (Finally) Came Down

Bridgehunter’s Chronicles News Flyer: 14 September, 2011  Bridgeport, Ohio-  After three years of attempts to bring the bridge down and over 22 years of sitting idle and neglect, the three-span Parker through truss bridge spanning the Ohio River came down yesterday. Crews planted explosives in the substructure to implode the bridge and bring it into…
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The 3rd Annual Historic Bridge Conference: Missouri

  After having the first two historic bridge conferences in Pittsburgh in 2009 and 2010, the third annual conference took place in Missouri during the weekend of 12-14 August. Missouri, like its East Coast counterpart is dealing with a dwindling number of historic bridges, as the number of these artifacts have dropped by as many…
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