BHC Newsflyer: 27 March 2020

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b8/IMG_4064_East_Haddam_bridge.jpg
Goodspeed Swing Bridge in Haddam, CT. Photo taken by Denimadept for wikiCommons

 

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To listen to the podcast, click onto this link: https://anchor.fm/jason-smith-bhc19/episodes/BHC-Newsflyer-March-27–2020-ec0re0

 

Headlines:

Attempted Derailing of Train at Theisstal Viaduct in Niederhausen (Hesse)

Links:

https://www.berliner-zeitung.de/politik-gesellschaft/ice-haette-bruecke-hinunterstuerzen-koennen-li.79180

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thei%C3%9Ftalbr%C3%BCcke (Includes a motorway viaduct)

 

Poole Lifting Bridge in Dorset crushes van.

Links:

Article:  https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-dorset-52039653

Bridge Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poole_Bridge

 

Historic Bridges in Warwickshire, England to get a Makeover

Links:

Articles: https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/funding-14th-century-bridges-make-17954322  &  https://www.stratford-herald.com/107216-bridges-get-funds-repairs.html

Tour Guide: https://www.ourwarwickshire.org.uk/content/subject/bridges-viaducts-travel-transport

 

Goodspeed Swing Bridge to be Rehabilitated. Sidewalk a possibility?

Links:

Article: https://ctexaminer.com/2020/03/23/major-repair-of-goodspeed-bridge-slated-for-2022-plans-for-pedestrian-crossing-as-yet-unfunded/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ct/middlesex/1138/

 

Truss Bridge Partially Collapses in Illinois

Link: http://bridgehunter.com/il/mclean/virginia-avenue/

 

Waterville Truss Bridge Gone!

Link: http://bridgehunter.com/oh/wood/8702462/

 

Medicine Creek Bridge in Osgood, MO to be Replaced.

Links:

Project: https://www.modot.org/sullivan-county-route-pp-east-medicine-creek-bridge

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/mo/sullivan/medicine-pp/

 

Ongoing 10th Anniversary Campaign:

First Bridge Photo (new)

Weirdest Encounter while Bridgehunting

 

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