2021 Bridgehunter Awards Part 3

Photo by James Baughn

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Our third and final part of the ballot features the remaining five categories of the 2021 Bridgehunter Awards. They include the Mystery Bridge, Lifetime Achievement, Bridge of the Year, plus two new additions- Bridge Media and Genre, as well as Endangered T.R.U.S.S., the second of which is a reincarnation of the original T.R.U.S.S. Awards in bridgehunter.com. When you are finished with the voting, you can exit the ballot but with many thanks for your time and efforts in this process. 🙂

You can also go back to the previous parts by clicking on the links below:

<= HERE for Part 2

<= HERE for Part 1

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Category: Mystery Bridge

To access the ballot, click (HERE http://etc.ch/yeUK)

Information is available on each candidate by clicking on the name marked in blue. It will lead you directly to the website.

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These are the Mystery Bridge Candidates:

Mystery Bridge Nr. 143: Brookdale Arch Bridge in California.

Mystery Bridge Nr. 144: Small Bridge at the Ruins of a Soviet Military Complex in Glauchau (Saxony)

Mystery Bridge Nr. 145: Wynant Lift Bridge in Newton, OH

Mystery Bridge Nr. 146: Railroad Bridge at an Abandoned Czech Airbase near Usti nab Labem, Czechia

Mystery Bridge Nr. 147: Unusual Kingpost Through Truss Bridge in the US 

Mystery Bridge Nr. 148: Lima (IA) Bridge

Mystery Bridge Nr. 149: Unundated Arch Bridge near Cheb, Czechia

Mystery Bridge Nr. 150: Raritan River Railroad Bridge in New Jersey with Phoenix columns

Mystery Bridge Nr. 151: Osage City Railroad Bridge

Mystery Bridge Nr. 152: Jay Bridge in Maine

Mystery Bridge Nr. 153: Godvari River Bridge in India

Mystery Bridge Nr. 154: Unusual Pedestrian Bridge in Aarhus, Denmark

Mystery Bridge Nr. 155: Unusual Vierendeel Truss Bridge Made of Concrete near Vulcan, Missouri

Mystery Bridge Nr. 156: Twin Truss Bridges at the German-Danish Border south of Tonder, Denmark

Mystery Bridge Nr. 157: The Oldest and Most Unusual Bridge in Husum, Germany

Mystery Bridge Nr. 158: The Missing Bridge at Hemenswarft, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Mystery Bridge Nr. 159: The Stone Arch Bridge at Nineveh, Indiana

Mystery Bridge Nr. 160: The Bridge at Caminito Del Rey, Spain

Mystery Bridge Nr. 161: The Fairy Tale Bridge near Chomotov, Czechia

Mystery Bridge Nr. 162: A House Bridge at Angelberger Strasse in Flensburg, Germany?

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Category: Lifetime Achievement:

To access the ballot, click (HERE http://etc.ch/yUCP)

Information is available on each candidate by clicking on the link below. A summary of their achievements can be found in a podcast which you can click HERE to listen to.

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Here are the following candidates in this category:

Kate Castle (Rochester Bridge Trust)

Link: https://rbt.org.uk/refurbishment/people/kate-castle-bridge-programme-engineer/

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Kitty Henderson (Historic Bridge Foundation)

Link: https://historicbridgefoundation.com/about-the-historic-bridge-foundation/

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Arlyne Reichert (Tenth Street Bridge in Montana)

Link: https://www.krtv.com/news/great-falls-news/bridge-renamed-to-honor-arlyne-reichert

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Allan King Sloan (King Bridge Company Museum)

Link: http://kingbridgeco.blogspot.com/

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Kris Dyer (Riverside Bridge in Ozark, Missouri)

Lisa Schoch (Colorado Department of Transportation)

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-schoch-a920b511b/

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Lynn and Judy Jackson (Bridges of Oregon)

Link: https://oregonbridgeblog.wordpress.com/

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Vern Mesler (Michigan)

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vernon-mesler-04074147/

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Category: Bridge Media and Genre

To access the ballot, click (HERE http://etc.ch/y3T7).

Information is available on each candidate by clicking on the name, marked in blue. It will lead you directly to the website. A summary on the candidates in this category can be found in a podcast, which you can click HERE to access.

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Hairpin Bridge: Novel by Taylor Adama

Bridge of Souls: Novel by Victoria Schwab

The Little Red Light House and the Big Grey Bridge: Book by H.H. Swift and Lynd Ward

700 Feet Down: Documentary on Galloping Gertie

Bostian Bridge Tragedy of 1891- a Documentary

Brooklyn Bridge History Podcast and Book (Greg Jackson and David McCullough)

Bridge Across the Ocean by Jack Rochester

A Rip in Heaven by Jeanne Cummings

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Category: Endangered T.R.U.S.S.

To access the ballot, click HERE: http://etc.ch/sBwA

A podcast with the summaries of each of the candidates can be found here: https://anchor.fm/jason-smith-bhc19/episodes/2021-Bridgehunter-Awards-Endangered-T-R-U-S-S–Awards-e1c1v42

Information is available on each candidate by clicking on the name marked in blue. It will lead you directly to the website.

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Candidates:

Jefferson Highway Bridge in Okay, Oklahoma

Route 66 Gasconade Bridge in Missouri

Bismarck-Mandan Railroad Bridge in North Dakota

Cascade Bridge in Burlington, Iowa

Victorian-era Railroad Bridges in the UK

Nipawin Bridge in Canada

Arkwright Bridge in Rhode Island

Birchenough Bridge in Africa

Alexandra Bridge in Ottawa, Canada

W Avenue Truss Bridge in Tama County, Iowa

Old Highway 5 Bridge in Daviess County, Missouri

The Historic Bridges of Keeseville, New York

Sheepford Road Bridge Truss Bridge in Pennsylvania

Bolivia Road Bridge in Illinois

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Category: Bridge of the Year

To access the ballot, click (HERE http://etc.ch/Ypt5) Information is available on each candidate by clicking on the name marked in blue. It will lead you directly to the website.

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Here are the candidates in this category:

Rochester Bridge in England

Riverside Bridge in Ozark, Missouri

The Historic Bridges of Keeseville, New York

Sheepford Road Truss Bridge in Pennsylvania

Cascade Bridge in Burlington, Iowa

Waterloo Bridge in London

London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Route 66 Gasconade River Bridge in Missouri

The Abandoned Railroad Bridges in England Targeted for In-fill.

Hernando DeSoto Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee

Alexandra Bridge in Ottawa, Canada

Jenkins Bridge in Missouri

Pemigewasset River Bridge in Woodstock, New Hampshire

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18 thoughts on “2021 Bridgehunter Awards Part 3

  1. Voting for the Bridgehunter Awards has officially ended! Now comes the counting. You will find out the winners in all ten categories tomorrow! Stay tuned and many thanks to those who helped out in voting and getting the word out! Your bridge matters! ❤

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