It can almost be called a sky ride. After the completion of a huge new cycle viaduct last Thursday in ʼs-Hertogenbosch, you can now cycle over a motorway, a new canal and a new turbo-roundabout – completely uninterrupted – at a height of 4 to 7 metres above ground level for a distance of 1.2 […]

via New cycle viaduct from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Rosmalen — BICYCLE DUTCH

Two modern but bicycle-friendly viaducts are making their debut in the Netherlands. This is the second one, the Skyride. Details per link above…..

Another impressive piece of exceptional cycling infrastructure was opened in The Hague. A new 335 metre long cycle bridge connects the city centre with the suburb Ypenburg south-east of the A4 motorway. The alderman for mobility, Robert van Asten, opened the bridge on 9 July 2020, 9 days after he opened the second largest bicycle […]

via A huge new cycle viaduct in The Hague — BICYCLE DUTCH

 

A pair of modern but bicycle-friendly viaducts made their debuts in the Netherlands this summer. This is the first one…….

Here is my entry for Becky’s for July Square Perspectives challenge. This is my favorite bridge to take photos of. I’ve put together a list of challenges and their hosts. So if you know a challenge host, please direct them to my blog. Feel free to contact me anytime. I hope everyone will be able […]

via July 30 – SquarePerspectives – Different Looks of Astoria Megler Bridge — Cee’s Photo Challenges

This is Rowell’s Bridge in Hopkinton, NH. It was built over the Contoocook River in 1853 by Horace Childs and his brothers Enoch and Warren at a cost of $300.25. The bridge is 154 feet or 47 meters long. After it was built, someone drove a herd of cattle across it faster than was advisable […]

via Rowell’s Bridge — Milford Street

Let’s return to my 2007 trip along Old State Road 37 and the Dixie Highway between Indianapolis and Bloomington. Windows Live Local map, 2007 Not a quarter mile south of the end of the Martinsville segment, the next segment of SR 37’s old alignment appeared. 312 more words

via 1925 pony truss bridge on Old Indiana State Road 37 and the Dixie Highway — Down the Road

Genoa (Italy) (AFP) Italy inaugurated a sleek new bridge in Genoa on Monday, though relatives of the 43 people killed when the old viaduct collapsed said the pomp and ceremony risked overshadowing the tragedy. Jets trailing the colours of the Italian flag roared overhead and ship sirens sounded in the coastal city’s port, almost two […]

via Victims ‘shining like stars’ as Italy inaugurates new Genoa bridge — Pressok

The contract to disassemble the old Champlain Bridge has been signed, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc. announced on Monday.

via Contract signed to dismantle old Champlain Bridge — Montreal Gazette

Demolition has begun on the major crossing with the bridge expected to be removed in 3 years. Most of the materials will be reused elsewhere. A link to the project can be found in the article.

 

Today’s poem is a rewrite of a piece original called “Living On a Knife Edge”. This poem was one of two, that I submitted to be published, but the other poem was accepted ahead of this piece, and so readers I’m posting this rewritten poem for you to peruse today….. Living On a […]

via Living On a Wooden Bridge — Ivor.Plumber/Poet

Looking back at the original intent of the Hill-to-Hill Bridge and comparing it to its use today, I find myself asking a new question: what is the purpose of a bridge? The word bridge is often used metaphorically to describe something that brings two things together. At the same time, there is a running joke […]

via What is a Bridge? Bethlehem Edition II — urbantraipsing