Newsflyer: 2 September 2019

Crossing Tower Bridge London.
Tower Bridge in London. Photo courtesy of Leighton Literature. See July 1 Posting

 

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To listen to the podcast, click here. Details of the bridges can be found via links below.

 

London’s Tower Bridge Celebrates 125 years.

Information on the Bridge: https://www.towerbridge.org.uk/

After-hour Talks on the Bridge and its History: https://www.towerbridge.org.uk/news/2019/07/26/tower-bridge-host-series-one-talks-celebrate-history-spanning-125-years/

 

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Charlotte Road Bridge at Historic Bridge Park. Photo taken by Jim Allen in 2018

Historic Bridge Walk in Michigan on 7-8 September

Information: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2152854008175574&set=a.800493916744930&type=3&theater&ifg=1

 

 

Postcard of the Longfellow Bridge in Boston. Photo courtesy of Mason Brothers and Company (wikiCommons)

Boston’s Longfellow Bridge to Receive National Recognition

Information on the bridge: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longfellow_Bridge

Information on the Award: https://www.ajot.com/news/historic-boston-bridge-wins-national-public-works-award

 

Eight Bridges in Missouri to be Given Away

Information via Missouri DOT: https://www.modot.org/free-bridges

Maschen Railway Yards with the Decatur Bridge in the background. Photo taken in 1977 (wikiCommons)

Future of Decatur Bridge near Hamburg in Question after Closure

News Story: https://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/niedersachsen/lueneburg_heide_unterelbe/Keine-Decatur-Bruecke-mehr-Bahn-will-klagen,bruecke1184.html

 

The Deteriorating State of the Bridges of Aberdeenshire in Scotland

News Story:  https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeenshire/1645527/aberdeenshire-tops-list-for-having-most-defective-bridges-in-scotland/

Fate of Park Bridge: https://www.deesidepiper.co.uk/news/people/community-say-on-bridge-future-1-4992861

The Closure of the Kinniardy Bridge: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeenshire/1833108/aberdeenshire-council-forced-to-close-another-bridge-due-to-safety-concerns/

The Bridges of Aberdeenshire: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Bridges_in_Aberdeenshire

Historic Bridges Tour: https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/media/21333/historic-bridges-trail.pdf

Kanalbrücke near Harsum. Photo taken by AxelHH in 2011 (wikiCommons)

Historic Bridge Spanning Stichkanal near Hildesheim to be Replaced

Link: https://www.hildesheimer-allgemeine.de/news-harsum/article/neubau-der-bruecke-zwischen-harsum-und-klein-foerste-beginnt.html

 

Elvis Statue to be Erected at Usa Bridge at Bad Nauheim

Link: https://www.wetterauer-zeitung.de/wetterau/bad-nauheim-ort78877/nauheimhessen-elvis-statue-usa-bruecke-rueckt-greifbare-naehe-12946460.html

Biography on Elvis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley#1958–1960:_Military_service_and_mother’s_death

 

Plus: Current Status on the Hirschgrund Bridge Project at the Castle Complex in Glauchau

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Hirschgrundbrücke in Glauchau. Stones used as a facade. Photo taken on 1 September, 2019

 

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