BHC Newsflyer: July 4, 2021

Happy Fourth of July, America!

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To listen to the podcast via Anchor, click here.

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Headlines:

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Historic Gründelpark Bridge to be extensively rehabilitated

Link: https://www.freiepresse.de/zwickau/glauchau/laerchenholz-fuer-bruecke-im-glauchauer-gruendelpark-artikel11582325

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Photo by Jim Allen

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Roche de Beouf Bridge in Ohio Auctioned Off

Link: https://www.toledoblade.com/local/transportation/2021/06/30/Going-once-going-twice-sold-woman-buys-decrepit-historic-bridge-at-ODOT-auction/stories/20210630104

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File:Middleham Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 28582.jpg
Source: Dave Berkeley / Middleham Bridge / CC BY-SA 2.0

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Historic Middelham Bridge in England to be Rehabbed

Link: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/essential-maintenance-work-to-be-carried-out-on-historic-bridge-with-links-to-richard-iii-in-north-yorkshire-3289780

Bridge Info: https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/19406554.middleham-bridge-shut-three-day-repair-work/

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Historic Pony Truss Bridge and Trail in Massachusetts Reopened after a Year’s Delay

Link: https://patch.com/massachusetts/newton/newtons-historic-pony-truss-trail-reopens-ribbon-cutting

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon

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Westport Covered Bridge Damaged in Recent Storms

Link: http://www.therepublic.com/2021/06/27/westport_covered_bridge_damaged_during_flash_flood/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/in/decatur/westport-covered/

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Source: Iowa DOT

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Bowstring Arch Bridge dating back to World War II dismantled and awaiting new home

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ia/crawford/130550/

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Alte Brücke in Saarbrücken. Source: JeSchub, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Alte Brücke in Saarbrücken to be Restored

Link: https://www.sr.de/sr/home/nachrichten/politik_wirtschaft/alte_bruecke_soll_saniert_werden_100.html

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alte_Br%C3%BCcke_(Saarbr%C3%BCcken)

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Plus a reminder of the Memorial Bridgehunting Tour Honoring James Baughn in August. Link: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2021/06/08/memorial-bridge-photo-tour-for-james-baughn/

And additional information regarding the Chronicles Newsflyer in August.

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Through-truss bridge on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River near Eliasville, Texas — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

This steel girder bridge was built in 1928, spanning the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in Young County.  It sits a few miles east of the town of Eliasville. The design is a “pass through truss” and the length of the span and the total length of the bridge is 120 feet. The complete […]

Through-truss bridge on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River near Eliasville, Texas — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles