BHC Newsflyer: 26 September 2021

Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga, TN. Taken by James Baughn

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Headlines:

Major Crossing in Hagen Reopens Two Months after Apocalyptical Floods in western Germany

https://www.volksstimme.de/panorama/eil-neubau-nach-flut-brucke-in-hagen-wieder-befahrbar-3244661

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Historic Hwy. 30 Bridge in Iowa to be Replaced

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.Longest Stone Arch Bridge in Turkey to be Restored

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/worlds-longest-stone-bridge-taken-under-restoration-168039

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Historic Leith Bridge in Scotland to be Rehabilitated

https://www.worldhighways.com/wh9/news/leith-historic-bridge-repairs-planned

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Historic Marsh Arch Bridge in Maine to be Demolished and Replaced

http://bridgehunter.com/me/hancock/5038/

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Battle over the Future of the Frank J Wood Memorial Bridge (a.k.a. Green Bridge) goes to Circuit Court

Monument Commemorating the Wrongful Death of an Innocent Man on the Walnut Street Bridge Unveiled

https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2021/sep/15/artists-johnson-project/554233/

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Bonus:

Gilmore Bridge in Carroll County, Indiana- The only surviving Stearns truss bridge in the World. Photo taken by Mike Daffron in 2016

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This podcast is not complete without a Sunday tribute to the late James Cooper, who together with JR Manning died on August 19. The Historic Bridge Foundation, based in Austin, Texas, has done a special in its most recent version of the newsletter dedicated to Mr. Cooper’s works he contributed over the years. Click on the link below and you’ll be led directly to the HBF’s newsletter and all of Mr. Cooper’s greatest hits as far as historic bridges and preservation is concerned. Enjoy! 🙂

Link: https://historicbridgefoundation.com/features/bulletin/hbfbulletin0921.pdf

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