BHC Newsflyer: July 2, 2022

Sulpher Lake Bridge in Redwood County, MN (now gone as of June 2022). Photo taken in 2010

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Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Closure at Great Falls Bridge Prompts Complaints from Visitors

Link: https://eu.northjersey.com/story/news/paterson-press/2022/06/29/paterson-nj-great-falls-bridge-remains-closed/65364735007/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/nj/passaic/paterson-great-falls/

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Sitka Bridge. Photo taken by Frank Hicks in 2012. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Historic Dam and Bridge in Alaska now a National Heritage Site

Link: https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/salmon-creek-dam-oconnell-bridge-given-national-landmark-designations/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ak/sitka/245/

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Shaffer Bridge in Somerset Co., PA. Photo by Brian McKee. Available at bridgehunter.com

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Historic Shaffer Bridge to be Restored

Link: https://eu.dailyamerican.com/story/news/local/2022/06/30/work-starts-to-restore-shaffer-covered-bridge-in-conemaugh-township/65364445007/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/pa/somerset/shaffer/

Blog Info: http://www.dalejtravis.com/bridge/pennsylv/htm/3805611.htm

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Source: Mustang Joe, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Second Opinion Sought for Covered Bridge in Ontario

Link: https://observerxtra.com/2022/06/30/residents-seeking-another-option-for-rehabilitation-of-covered-bridge/

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

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Source: Nahian Bin Shafiq, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

New Padma Bridge Opens in Bangladesh

Link: https://asiatimes.com/2022/06/bangladeshis-welcome-new-padma-bridge/

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

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Source: Julian Nyča, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Historic Railroad Bridge over the River Oder Reopens after Extensive Restoration

Link: https://www.abendblatt.de/region/kreis-lauenburg/geesthacht/article235715421/europabruecke-oder-geesthachter-bohlen-fuehren-jetzt-nach-polen.html

Bridge Info: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oderbr%C3%BCcke_Bienenwerder

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Source: Kiavash Safarian. Available at structurae.net

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Flood-Damaged Historic Kashkan Bridge in Iran to be Restored

Link: https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/474197/Flood-hit-ancient-bridge-undergoes-restoration

Bridge Info:  https://structurae.net/en/structures/kashkan-bridge

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Plus other headlines including one involving the bridge at the top of the screen.

Happy Fourth of July, Folks! 🙂