BHC Newsflyer: October 10, 2021

Jefferson Avenue Pedestrian Bridge in Springfield, MO. Source: Drowzy at English Wikipedia, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Headlines:

Historic Marlow Bridge to be Extensively Rehabilitated- May Take 40 Weeks

Link: https://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/19612205.marlow-bridge-refurbishment-will-take-about-40-weeks/

Bridge Info: https://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/19612205.marlow-bridge-refurbishment-will-take-about-40-weeks/

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Historic Mar Lodge Estate Bridge over the River Dee in Scotland to be Repaired

Link: https://www.grampianonline.co.uk/news/repair-work-starts-on-historic-north-east-bridge-252631/

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Historic Bridge in Bowling Green, Kentucky to get a Facelift

Link: https://www.wbko.com/2021/09/27/city-aiming-rehab-historic-pedestrian-bridge/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ky/warren/bh36240/

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Historic Black Bridge in Bracebridge, Canada Reopens

Link: https://barrie.ctvnews.ca/historic-black-bridge-in-bracebridge-officially-reopens-1.5604239

Link: https://www.thestar.com/local-bracebridge/news/2021/07/02/what-s-going-on-here-driving-across-the-black-bridge-in-bracebridge.html

Info on Replaced Structure: https://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=ontario/blackbridge/

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Fire Severely Damages Iron Bridge in Italy

Link: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2021/10/07/iron-bridge-in-rome-torched-by-fire-future-unknown/

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Longest Pedestrian Bridge spanning rail lines in Missouri to be Rehabilitated

Link: https://www.wfmz.com/news/ap/ap-business/the-city-of-springfield-missouri-solicits-bids-for-rehabilitation-of-119-year-old-steel-railroad/article_b69b9a86-f8f9-58d0-a17b-32ab508e8137.html

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2021 Bridgehunter Awards now Taking Entries

Link: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/the-othmar-h-ammann-awards/

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Note: The James Baughn Memorial Bridgehunting Tour is still on. You can submit your favorite bridge photo in his honor to the Chronicles via facebook or Instagram. Details here:

Link: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2021/06/08/memorial-bridge-photo-tour-for-james-baughn/ Deadline is 31 October, 2021.

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And Also: Parke County Covered Bridge Festival Taking Place October 8-17th.

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