Long Meadow Bridge Open To Bike Traffic

Four-span Camelback through truss reopened to traffic after a two-year rehabilitation program.     BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA (USA)- The people of the City of Bloomington wanted their bridge back. People attached to the bridge wanted it back. Developers of the Mall of America Expansion Project wanted their bridge back. Now, after a two-year project and being…
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Times Beach Bridge: Time Is Ticking For This Historic Bridge

EUREKA/ ST.LOUIS, MISSOURI-  When tourists think of or visit the US, one of the characteristics they will mention first is The Mother Road, also known as Route 66.  Ninety years ago this year, US 66 was established, connecting Chicago with Los Angeles, passing through St. Louis, Springfield, Tulsa, Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Flagstaff. It was…
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Bunker Mill Bridge (almost) Completed

With New Decking installed, Bridge can be crossed again- Final Phase of work to begin; More financial help needed to complete the final touches. KALONA, IOWA-  On 13 August, 2013, the same weekend as the Historic Bridge Weekend, a group of people set fire to a unique historic truss bridge spanning the English River southeast…
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Reconstruction Of Green Bridge Set To Begin

City Council Approves Plan to Restore Vintage Bridge and Key Des Moines Landmark DES MOINES, IOWA- It was only two years ago that the Fifth Avenue Bridge, an 1896 product of local bridge builder George E. King, was fenced off to all cyclists and pedestrians, and the Des Moines City Council was seriously considering tearing…
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Wagon Wheel Bridge Damaged By Fire

Fire damages east approach span. Investigation ongoing. BOONE, IOWA- Law enforement authorities are investigating a possible arson, which occurred on the Wagon Wheel Bridge most recently. According to reports from multiple sources, the fire was reported by Union Pacific Railroad on Sunday night at 11:00pm at the eastern end of the bridge. While the fire…
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