BHC Newsflyer: 14 May, 2022

Keystone Arch Bridge in Elkader, Iowa. Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in 2012. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Glacial Flooding Destroys Key Historic Bridge in Pakistan

Article 1:  https://www.eurasiareview.com/09052022-hassanabad-bridge-on-karakoram-highway-linking-pakistan-and-china-swept-away/

Article 2: https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2077466/pakistan

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Photo taken by JR Manning in 2012. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Rehabilitation of Arch Bridge in Iowa delayed due to crack in the arch span.

Article: https://guttenbergpress.com/articles/2022/05/10/keystone-bridge-rehab-faces-further-delays-pedestrian-access-remains-closed

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ia/clayton/elkader/

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Viaduct in Tacoma, WA being Demolished

Bridge Info: https://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=washington/11thstreetbridge/

Article: https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/historic-tacoma-elevated-roadway-being-demolished-it-became-safety-hazard/P6ZLERABPVAGHEOYVOPZV4R5GE/

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Photo taken by David Backlin in 2004. Available at bridgehunter.com.

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Route CC Bridge in Marshfield, Missouri- part of the former Route 66- to be Replaced

Link: https://www.route66news.com/2022/05/08/route-66-soon-will-lose-a-historic-bridge-near-marshfield/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/mo/webster/niangua-66/

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Grand Forks to Build another Red River Bridge

Article: https://www.inforum.com/news/east-grand-forks-approves-historic-land-purchase-for-south-end-connector-bridge

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Source: Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Jack E. Boucher, photographer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Piney Branch Parkway Bridge to be Restored

Article: https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2022/04/20/dc-transportation-16th-street-bridge.html

Bridge Info: https://bridgehunter.com/dc/washington/22/

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$5 million in funding received for Restoring International Suspension Bridge

Article 1: https://www.valleycentral.com/news/local-news/cuellar-announces-5-million-in-federal-funding-to-help-restore-historic-bridge/

Article 2: https://riograndeguardian.com/video-roma-bridge-is-falling-down/

Bridge Info: https://bridgehunter.com/tx/starr/212140D00020002/

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Newest Pedestrian Suspension- the Longest in the World- opens in the Moravia district of Czechia

Link (EN): https://edition.cnn.com/videos/travel/2022/05/13/worlds-longest-suspension-footbridge-czech-republic-lon-orig-tp.cnn

Link (D): https://www.stern.de/panorama/weltgeschehen/tschechien–neue-fussgaenger-haengebruecke-mit-721-metern-laenge-oeffnet-31850482.html

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