BHC Newsflyer: April 3, 2022

Alte Steinbrücke near the train station Bad Schlema (Aue-Schlema), Saxony, Germany, now being renovated.

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Headlines:

Stone Arch Railroad Bridge in Aue-Schlema, Saxony being Restored

Article: https://www.freiepresse.de/erzgebirge/aue/alte-steinbruecke-in-schlema-wird-saniert-artikel12069629

Bridge Profile: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2017/10/17/what-to-do-with-a-historic-bridge-the-schlema-stone-arch-bridge-in-germany/

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Cable-stayed suspension bridge in Flöha, Saxony to be torn down and replaced

Article: https://www.freiepresse.de/mittelsachsen/floeha/brueckenneubau-in-floeha-wird-teurer-als-geplant-artikel12082125

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Source: Vidioman at English Wikipedia, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Thunder Bay finds ways to rehabilitate Scherzer Drawbridge

Article: https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/city-looks-to-improve-the-historic-mckellar-river-lift-bridge-4-photos-5206254

Bridge Info: https://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=ontario/mckellarliftbridge/

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Living Roots Bridges in India on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site

Article: https://www.india.com/travel/articles/meghalayas-living-root-bridges-finds-a-place-in-unesco-world-heritage-sites-tentative-list-5310459/

UNESCO World Heritage Site: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/

Bridge Tour Guide: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2020/04/18/living-root-bridges-in-the-tropical-forests-of-meghalaya-state-india/

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Photo taken by Jonathan Parrish

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Bellevue Railroad Bridge Awaits Green Light for Rehabilitation

Article: https://eu.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/northern-ky/2022/03/29/historic-pedestrian-bridge-bellevue-undergo-renovation/7184812001/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ky/campbell/bh49699/

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Source: A.Savin (WikiCommons), CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Mühlheim Suspension Bridge to be replaced, bit by bit- costs much more than expected

Article: https://www.wz.de/nrw/burscheid-und-region/koeln_leverkusen/muelheimer-bruecke-sanierung-wird-um-138-millionen-euro-teurer_aid-67544207

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%BClheimer_Br%C3%BCcke

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Source: User:KevinP, CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Tintern Bridge in the UK to undergo repairs

Article: https://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/20028392.plans-repair-bridge-seen-netflixs-sex-education/

Bridge Info: https://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=unitedkingdom/tinternparvabridge/

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Plus:

The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles and sister column The Flensburg Files are supporting the cause to end the war between Ukraine and Russia and help the Ukrainians affected by the war. There are two additional resources where you can provide your support to the Ukrainian cause:

Ukrainians in Need: An organization started by the United Nations where you can donate your resources to help the refugees who have fled their homes and are starting a new life elsewhere. A link to the website is below:

https://ukraineinneed.org/?fbclid=IwAR3k3ck8-_BQfLcjLCrwdA-8GZtAr4QdZLAw4WTtL7aYyWlUpfb_WD6GG2o

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Save Ukrainian Brands: The war in Ukraine is having a negative impact on businesses. Therefore there is a program where you can purchase products and support Ukrainian businesses. You will find the information in the link below:

https://ukrainian-brands.com/

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This in addition to the other fundraising sources we’ve mentioned already where you can donate your time, resources and efforts to help. They are below:

Fortune: https://fortune.com/2022/02/25/how-to-help-ukraine/

UN Unkraine Humanitarian: https://crisisrelief.un.org/t/ukraine

International Red Cross: https://www.icrc.org/en/where-we-work/europe-central-asia/ukraine

Deutschland Hilft: https://www.tagesschau.de/spendenkonten/spendenkonten-133.html

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Thank you for your help and support during this terrible times. ❤