BHC Newsflyer: 21 May, 2022

Marienbrücke at Castle Neuschwanstein near Füssen in Bavaria, Germany. Source: Robert Böck, CC BY-SA 2.0 DE https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/de/deed.en, via Wikimedia Commons

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Headlines:

Two covered bridges in Minnesota severely damaged in floods

Article 1: https://kfgo.com/2022/05/17/580395/

Article 2: https://www.fox21online.com/2022/05/14/lutsen-resorts-historic-covered-bridges-damaged-by-trees-barreling-down-raging-river/

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Source: bridgehunter.com

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Historic Meadow Road Bridge in Pennsylvania Coming Down

Article: https://www.wfmz.com/news/area/lehighvalley/demolition-of-meadows-road-bridge-in-lower-saucon-to-begin-next-month/article_e075b38a-d705-11ec-9df1-6727420fd872.html

Bridge Info:  https://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=pennsylvania/meadowsroad/

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Historic Bridge in Bristol, England is demolished to make way for a recycling center

Article:  https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/historic-bridge-destroyed-new-bristol-7074410

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Historic Bridge in New Zealand with Connection to World War I to be Restored

Link: https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/wellington-top-stories/128653542/work-starts-to-preserve-upper-hutt-bridge-which-60000-soldiers-crossed-to-go-to-war

Info on Lane Truss: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/truss-bridge-with-an-a-a-look-at-the-difference-between-the-lane-and-the-miller-borcherding-truss-design/

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Rottbrücke in Neuhaus am Inn, Germany. Source: Georg Karl Ell via WikiCommons

Historic Covered Bridge in Bavaria to be Replaced. Historic Structure to be restored and converted into a pedestrian bridge.

Article 1: https://www.bayern.landtag.de/www/ElanTextAblage_WP18/Drucksachen/Schriftliche%20Anfragen/18_0011454.pdf

Article 2: https://www.pnp.de/lokales/stadt-und-landkreis-passau/passau-land/Die-alte-Rottbruecke-wird-nicht-mehr-geoeffnet-4319269.html

Bridge Info: https://www.neuhaus-inn.de/die-rottbruecke/

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Marienbrücke at Castle Neuschwanstein to be Restored:

Article: https://www.br.de/nachrichten/bayern/marienbruecke-bei-schloss-neuschwanstein-jetzt-wird-saniert,T5WJJJC

Information: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marienbr%C3%BCcke_(Neuschwanstein)

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Note:

After presenting the interview with Kate Castle and Sue Threader of the Rochester Bridge Trust this week (click here to read), next week we will feature the interviews with the winners of the 2021 Bridgehunter Awards in the category Best Bridge Media and Genre, which features two people who did an extensive story on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. That plus Kris Dyer’s success story with the newly restored Riverside Bridge in Ozark Missouri. Stay tuned and subscribe to the Chronicles to follow the news stories on bridges in your area. Your bridge(s) matters.

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