BHC Newsflyer: 26 June 2021

Barby Railroad Bridge in Germany: To be reactivated as a rail line by 2025. Photo: Foto: Störfix, Lizenz: Creative Commons by-sa 3.0 de, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en, via Wikimedia Commons

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 Elbe River Bridge at Barby to be Reactivated along with Rail line

Link: https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/sachsen-anhalt/magdeburg/salzland/bahnstrecke-barby-gueterglueck-wird-reaktiviert-100.html

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elbebr%C3%BCcke_bei_Barby

Info on the Reactivation Project of German Railways: https://www.deutschebahn.com/de/presse/pressestart_zentrales_uebersicht/Mehr-klimafreundlicher-Bahnverkehr-in-der-Flaeche-DB-reaktiviert-stillgelegte-Strecken–6248500?view=&contentId=1170726

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Bigfork Bridge at Christmas time. Photo taken by Ron Kroetz

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Bigfork Truss Bridge to be Replaced

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/mt/flathead/L1567200002001/

News Story: https://www.kpax.com/news/local-news/flathead-county/mdt-officials-surveying-historic-bigfork-bridge-ahead-of-construction

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Bridge in Kassel, Germany renamed in memory of slain mayor

News Story: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/rhein-main/region-und-hessen/bruecke-in-kassel-nach-walter-luebcke-benannt-17402202.html

About Walther Lübcke: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_L%C3%BCbcke

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Nipawin Bridge in Canada Closes to Vehicular Traffic- Residents Want It Reopened.

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

News Story: https://beta.ctvnews.ca/local/saskatoon/2021/6/18/1_5476983.html

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Berwick Bridge. Photo taken by: Nilfanion, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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400- year old Historic Berwick Bridge in England Reopens

News Story: https://www.berwick-advertiser.co.uk/news/transport/berwicks-historic-old-bridge-reopens-following-ps900000-refurbishment-3282847

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

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Arkwright Bridge. Photo taken by Marc Belanger (public domain)

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Efforts Underway to Save Historic Arkwright Bridge

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ri/kent/8420/

News Story: https://www.ricentral.com/kent_county_daily_times/efforts-underway-to-save-local-historic-bridge/article_f8e0f100-d391-11eb-8906-1f48f193ead8.html

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Freeport Bridge in Decorah, Iowa. Photo taken in 2007

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Steel Preservation Workshop on 30 June. Info here.

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