BHC Newsflyer: 6 November 2021

Blackfriars Street Bridge in London, Ontario, Canada. Source: Blackfriar Bridge Friends Forever Facebook page

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Waggoner Mill Covered Bridge in Perry County, PA. Source: Smallbones, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Arsonists being sought for the destruction of the Waggoner Covered Bridge in PA

Link: https://www.pennlive.com/crime/2021/10/someone-intentionally-set-historic-covered-bridge-on-fire-state-police.html

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/pa/perry/wagoners-mill/

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Flooding destroys two historic bridges in Scotland

Link 1: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-59089076

Link 2: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-59118913

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Longest wooden trestle in Gundagai, Australia comes down

Link: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-03/gundagai-farewells-historic-prince-alfred-bridge/100589708

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Petition calls for Blackfriars Bridge in Canada to be closed to vehicular traffic permanently.

Link: https://london.ctvnews.ca/committee-recommends-keeping-blackfriars-bridge-closed-to-motor-vehicles-pending-further-traffic-review-1.5649616

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Hub Pedestrian Bridge. Photo taken in October 2013

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Hubbrücke in Lübeck, Germany to be rehabilitated beginning in 2023

Link: https://www.ln-online.de/Lokales/Luebeck/Luebeck-Hubbruecke-Sanierung-des-historischen-Bauwerks-beginnt-2023

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubbr%C3%BCcke_(L%C3%BCbeck)

Bridges of Lübeck: Click here

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Third Oldest Suspension Bridge in England to get a complete facelift

Info: https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/25169/Whorlton-Bridge-background-and-history

News story: https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/uks-oldest-road-suspension-bridge-to-be-restored-to-former-glory-01-11-2021/

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Rehabilitation Underway on the Wurts Street Suspension Bridge in New York

Link: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/hudson-valley/news/2021/10/16/state-to-restore-historic-bridge-

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ny/ulster/1007350/

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Photo taken by Mike Mullins in 2016. On bridgehunter.com.

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Rehabilitation of Historic Bridge on the Mary Ingles Highway in Kentucky to Start.

Link: https://www.rcnky.com/articles/2021/11/01/historic-campbell-co-bridge-be-rehabilitated-21-million-project

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ky/campbell/19B00003N/

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Reminder!

Don’t forget to submit your entries to this year’s Bridgehunter Awards. Deadline is December 1st. Info can be found here which includes the e-mail address of the author where you can submit your entries. Open to all and including every corner of the world. 🙂

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Happy Bridgehunting, Folks! 🙂