BHC Newsflyer: 30 April, 2022

Eger Bridge in Mühlwand near Reichenbach, Saxony, Germany. Now doomed. Photo taken in 2018

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Headlines:

Eger Bridge in Reichenbach (Saxony) Germany to be Demolished

Article (Free Press): https://www.freiepresse.de/vogtland/reichenbach/egersche-bruecke-das-ende-des-muehlwander-baudenkmals-ist-besiegelt-artikel12112496

Article (BHC 2018): https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2018/04/28/eger-bridge-near-reichenbach-to-be-rehabbed-2/

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Key Highway Bridge in Wildenfels (Saxony) Germany to be Demolished

Article: https://www.freiepresse.de/zwickau/zwickau/bruecke-in-schoenau-wird-erneuert-artikel12108173

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Rethe Lift Bridge (Hubbrücke Rethe) in Hamburg. Source: NordNordWest, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en, via Wikimedia Commons

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What to do with a Lift Bridge in Hamburg?

Article: https://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/hamburg/Abriss-der-alten-Rethebruecke-Schwierige-Suche-nach-Firmen,rethebruecke148.html

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rethe-Hubbr%C3%BCcke

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Railroad Bridge Swap in Mecklenburg-Pommerania

Article 1: https://www.zeit.de/news/2022-04/21/bahn-bruecke-wird-millimeterweise-ueber-peenefluss-geschoben?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F

Article 2: https://www.schiene.de/news-1560/Bahn-erneuert-Peene-Bruecke-bei-Demmin.html

Note: The Dancing Angels of Demmin performed at this bridge shortly before its replacement.

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Source: Friends of the Sheepford Road Bridge via fb page.

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Sheepford Road Bridge in Pennsylvania to start Restoration Project after receiving Money from PennDOT

Article (with bridge info): https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2022/04/27/sheepford-road-bridge-in-pennsylvania-to-be-restored-for-pedestrian-traffic/

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Purple People Bridge in Cincinnati to Undergo Extensive Renovations after receiving money from Kentucky

Link: https://www.fox19.com/2022/04/26/purple-people-bridge-gets-badly-needed-money-repairs/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/oh/hamilton/lnrr/

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Photo by James Baughn

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Historic Bridge in Missouri to be Given Away? Any Takers?

Bridge Info + Marketing Info from MoDOT): http://bridgehunter.com/mo/ray/20136/

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Information:

The BHC is accepting any article and information on historic bridges in Ukraine, especially those that were destroyed during the war with Russia. They will be added in the War Bridge series which you can find in the Chronicles under the page Current Events and News Stories. If you have any bridges in the area that you want to share, then feel free to send the info over. Use the contact info in the page About the Chronices and if you have photos to share, please in JPG format.

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