BHC Newsflyer: June 11, 2022

Photo taken by John Cross in 2009, Available at bridgehunter.com

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Photo taken by Gene McCluney in 2008. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Historic Bridges to be Given Away in Oklahoma

Article: https://www.roadsbridges.com/oklahoma-department-transportation-offers-free-historic-bridges

Website: http://www.odotculturalresources.info/adopt-a-bridge.html

Historic Bridges of Oklahoma Website: http://okbridges.wkinsler.com/

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Photo by James MacCray. Available on bridgehunter.com

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Bridge Improvements at Eagle Lake in Illinois

Article:  https://patch.com/illinois/naperville/work-begin-june-8-hidden-lake-bridge-improvements

Bridge Info (Bowstring Arch): http://bridgehunter.com/il/du-page/hidden-lake/

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Source: Ian Mitchell, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Historic Bridge spanning the Firth of Forth in Scotland to be extensively rehabilitated- contractor sought

Article: https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/contractor-wanted-for-repairs-to-historic-scots-bridge-08-06-2022/

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

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Source: Alan Simkins via WikiCommons

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Iron Bridge in England to Close for Repairs

Article: https://www.mkfm.com/news/local-news/historic-bridge-in-newport-pagnell-to-close-for-repairs-and-maintenance-work/

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

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Lanze Bridge before the replacement span. Photo taken by Frank Selke at Brueckenweb.de

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New Bridge near Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Article 1: https://www.ln-online.de/lokales/herzogtum-lauenburg/lauenburg-neue-strassenbruecke-ueber-den-elbe-luebeck-kanal-3G4ZNE3R4A2QLJZKDOY4FF7FKQ.html

Article 2: https://www.thb.info/rubriken/maritime-logistik/detail/news/neue-kanalbruecke-schwebt-ein.html

Bridge Info 1: https://brueckenweb.de/2content/datenbank/bruecken/3brueckenblatt.php?bas=99981

Bridge Info 2: https://www.lauenburg-erleben.de/idylle-pur-am-elbe-luebeck-kanal/

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Photo by Margot Martin. Available at brueckenweb.de

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New Bridge in Jena, Thuringia, Germany

Article: https://www.jenaer-nachrichten.de/stadtleben/19014-es-kreiselt-wieder-am-puschkinplatz-in-jena

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Brubaker Covered Bridge. Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1997. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Bridges, Bike and Blues Festival in Preble County, Ohio scheduled for June 18th

Information: https://www.registerherald.com/news/52272/bridges-bikes-blues-slated-for-june-18

Bridge Tour Guide: http://bridgehunter.com/oh/preble/

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Plus a statement from the Bridgehunter’s Chronicles in connection with the Uvalde Shooting and the Gun Epidemic in the United States. A very important message to listen to. 

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