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-┬á 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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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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Newsflyer: 3 February, 2015

One Historic Bridge Gone by Mother Nature, Another Destroyed Illegally, Another Disappears but One is Restored and Reused Greece has been a thorn in the side of the European Union since 2010, or rather the EU has been a thorn in the side of Greece, if looking at it from Prime Minister Tsipras, who was…
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