BHC Newsflyer: 18 June, 2022

The Carbella Bridge on Tom Miner Road near Gardiner, Montana. Destroyed on June 13th. Photo taken by John Jackson. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Headlines:

Historic Flooding Devastates Yellowstone National Park

Article 1: https://time.com/6187395/historic-flooding-yellowstone-national-park/

Article 2: https://jalopnik.com/historic-flooding-in-yellowstone-national-park-washed-o-1849060818

Article 3: https://www.livingstonenterprise.com/content/historic-flooding-hits-county

Information on the now destroyed Carbella Bridge: http://bridgehunter.com/mt/park/L3430100003001/

The Bridges of Yellowstone: http://npshistory.com/publications/highways/yellowstone/yellowstone.pdf

!: Keep up to date on the latest here in the Chronicles as well as in bridgehunter.com.

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Highway Bridge in Romania Collapses After Rehabilitation

Article: https://www.romania-insider.com/romania-neamt-bridge-collpases-june-2022

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Suspension Footbridge Collapses after Reopening Ceremony of Park in Mexico

Article: https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/suspension-bridge-collapses/

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Nice-Middleton Bridge across the Potomac in Chesapeake Area Being Replaced

Bridge Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_Harry_W._Nice_Memorial_Bridge

Project Info: https://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/new-nice-middleton-bridge-project/

Opinion on Project: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/06/13/new-bridge-will-great-we-can-still-use-old-bridge/

Photos courtesy of Dan Murphy

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Bs0u10e01, CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Chetwynd Bridge in Staffordshire, England to be Restored for Traffic

Article: https://lichfieldlive.co.uk/2022/06/15/work-begins-on-restoration-of-historic-alrewas-bridge/

Bridge Info: https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101038893-chetwynd-bridge-fradley-and-streethay

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Source: C. Hanchey. Photo taken in 2011 and available at bridgehunter.com

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Portage Lake Bridge now a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

Article: https://www.mtu.edu/news/2022/06/rich-history-unique-design-make-lift-bridge-a-national-historic-civil-engineering-landmark.html

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/mi/houghton/31131012000B010/

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The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles and sister column The Flensburg Files would like to extend our best warm wishes to Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrated 70 years of British monarchy this past weekend, the second longest in world history! The Flensburg Files has a series on her life, unique characteristics and everything with marmalade on it, like in this film. Click here to read up on the tributes and stories that have been posted since this past Sunday. God bless the Queen and many thanks for making Britain it is to this day.