Transporter Of World-Renowned Bridge To Be Replaced

      Original of 1913 Transporter part of the Rendsburg High Bridge irreparable; German government plans reconstruction. RENDSBURG, GERMANY- Relief but also with mixed reaction from the residents of Rendsburg, as well as those in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and many preservationists and pontists alike regarding the city’s prized architectural work, the Rendsburg…
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Vote On The Linz Railroad Bridge On 27 September

Vote on the Two-Bridge-Solution to determine the bridge’s fate LINZ, AUSTRIA- After countless debates and arguments for and against the demolition of a key landmark in the city of Linz, citizens will go to the polls to decide whether to keep the 115-year old Linz Railroad Bridge over the Danube River and have a replacement…
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Valley View Trail Bridge To Be Relocated

Bridge to become part of a city bike trail. Potential for other steel truss bridges to follow suit? WINTERSET, IOWA- The Bridges of Madison County: Home of its covered bridges, one of a handful counties in the United States that has at least a half dozen of them. Built between 1867 and 1885, there were…
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Historic Bridge Awareness Month: Interview With Craig Holstein

November is coming to a close, and with that the National Historic Bridge Month, a month where we take a look at the accomplishments involving preserving historic bridges in the US and elsewhere. This year, we have seen many more bridges preserved or in planning for preservation than in the past years. Part of this…
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Now Taking Entries For The 2014 Ammann Awards

  2014 has been the year where instead of destroying historic bridges, governments and the private sectors have been working on saving them. Whether they are steel truss bridges, suspension bridges with stone towers, or covered bridges made of wood, the trend has grown from tearing down history to saving it. Every year, the Bridgehunter’s…
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