BHC Newsflyer: 26 March, 2022

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The Cannakkle Suspension Bridge Under Construction. Source: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Damon Grosvenor, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Longest Suspension Bridge in the World Opens in Turkey

Bridge Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1915_%C3%87anakkale_Bridge

Article 1: https://www.dezeen.com/2022/03/23/1915-canakkale-suspension-bridge-turkey/

Article 2:  https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/how-modern-techniques-were-used-to-construct-the-worlds-longest-suspension-bridge-23-03-2022/

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Historic Coronation Bridge in West Bengal, India. Source: Paramanu Sarkar, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Suspected Bomb Blast on Historic Coronation Bridge in the West Bengal District in India

Article:  https://www.eastmojo.com/national-news/west-bengal/2022/03/24/suspected-bomb-blast-in-north-bengals-historic-coronation-bridge/

Bridge Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronation_Bridge

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Abbey Corner Bridge in Leicester. Source: Mat Fascione / wiki Commons

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Abbey Corner Bridge in Leicester, England to Close for Urgent Rehabilitation for a Year

Article 1: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leicestershire-60846970

Article 2: https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/144-year-old-leicester-bridge-to-close-for-major-repairs-24-03-2022/

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Carter Farm Bridge in Maryland. Source: Nathan Meyers via bridgehunter.com. Photo taken in 2016.

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Historic Bridge and Creek in Maryland to be relocated

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/md/harford/carter-farm/

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Reichsbahnbrücke. Source: A.Savin (WikiCommons), FAL, via Wikimedia Commons

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Historic Lift Bridge in Kalliningrad, Russia to be Preserved while Replacement Bridges to be Built

Article: https://paz.de/artikel/die-alte-reichsbruecke-bleibt-erhalten-a6472.html

Bridge Tour Guide Königsberg: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%B6nigsberger_Pregelbr%C3%BCcken

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Photo taken by Jon Cecil via Instagram.

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Updates:

Cincinnati-Covington Suspension Bridge to Open this Spring

Link: https://www.fox19.com/2022/03/23/historic-roebling-suspension-bridge-set-spring-reopening/

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Lincoln Highway Bridge in Tama, Iowa: Restoration Bidding to go to Round 3 through the State

Link: https://www.timesrepublican.com/news/todays-news/2022/03/bridge-watch-tama-council-to-seek-third-round-of-bids/

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