Current Events and News Stories:

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The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles provides news stories pertaining to historic and unique bridges, whether they are being preserved or pushed aside in the name of progress. While much of the stories will appear here on this website, the Chronicles also has a weekly podcast, The BHC Newsflyer, where you can listen to the latest headlines pertaining to bridges around the world. The podcast is powered by Anchor, yet you can further read up on the events via links provided in the article posted in this website.


Podcast via Anchor: 

Since 2019, the Bridgehunter’s Chronicles has been producing podcasts with news stories on historic and unique bridges and reference links to the sources. There are several podcasts pages bearing BHC available but the most popular is with Spotify. Click here to subscribe to the platform. here.


Social Media Channels:

Not all bridge stories can be posted here. The BHC also has four channels where you can read up more on the bridges that may or may not appear in this page or podcast. The BHC is available via facebook (click here) as well as Twitter (click here). You can also find BHC on Instagram by clicking here and LinkedIn by clicking here.


And lastly, the BHC also has a bridge series, where they play a key role in certain current events. You will find a list of series and the bridges involved below:


Wartime Bridges- Bridges that played a key role during World War II:


Pegasus Bridge in France

Remagen Bridge in Germany

Czew Bridge in Poland (in the introduction)

Tangermünde Bridge in Germany

John Frost Bridge in the Netherlands- Part 1 & Part 2

Jastrowie Railroad Bridge in Poland

Fürstenberg Bridge on the River Oder in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany

Lange Brücke in Forst (Lausitz), Germany

Prinz-Heinrich-Brücke (Prince Heinrich Bridge) in Kiel, Germany

Abandoned Culvert near Asch, Czechia

Abandoned Bridge in Zetendorf (near Neisseau)

Loschwitz Bridge (a.k.a. Blue Miracle/ Blaue Wunder) in Dresden

Dr. Edvard Benes Bridge in Ustí nad Labem (Aussig), Czechia

Dömitz Railroad Bridge in Dömitz, Mecklenburg-Pommerania, Germany

Bailey Truss Bridge

Railroad Bridge at former Soviet Airbase near Usti nad Labem, Czechia


From Borders to Bridges: The Revolution of 1989 and German Reunification

Quiz on Bridges along former East-West border and Answers

The Bridges of Checkpoint Bravo near Berlin

Oberbaumbrücke in Berlin (g)

Borders to Bridges: The Crossings along the Berlin Wall

Liesenbrücken (g)

Dömitz, Mecklenburg-Pommerania: Railroad Bridge & Highway Bridge


Bayerische Vogtland Region- Bavarian/Thuringian border and surrounding area:

The Bridges of Hof (Saale)

Sparnberg Bridge

Selbitz Bridge near Blankenstein (Thuringia)

Rudolphstein Viaduct (Motorway A9)

Koditz Viaduct (Viaduct Motorway A72)

Harra Truss Bridge

Brückenrastätte A9 bei Rudolphstein

Hirschberg Bridge



The Great Flood of 1993 and 2008 in the Midwest- The Stories

Sutliff Bridge in Johnson County, Iowa: After the 2008 Flood & After the Restoration in 2012

Petersburg Road Bridge in Jackson, Minnesota

Not in My Backyard- The Story of the Bean Bridge in Jackson County, Minnesota



Stop by often, as there will be more entries and categories to come. 🙂


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