Rio Puerco Bridge
Preserved 1933 Rio Puerco Bridge, Old U.S. Route 66 west of Albuquerque, N.M. (June, 2005)


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175-year-old bridge to get new lease of life
1830 Wellington Suspension Bridge, Aberdeen, Scotland (link)
The Scotsman (Edinburgh)
30 August 2006

Adams bridge closes, no timetable for repairs
1896 truss bridge, Huntington Township, Pa.
The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pa.)
26 August 2006

Hadley Parabolic Bridge
Hadley Parabolic Bridge, 1974 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

Water until the (brand new) bridge
1885 Hadley Parabolic Bridge, Hadley, N.Y. (earlier article, HAER report)
The Saratogian (Saratoga, N.Y.)
23 August 2006

$820,000 set for repair of Mill Street Bridge
Stone bridge, Tivoli, N.Y.
Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
15 August 2006

Six apply in Cape county's old bridge giveaway
Brookside pony-truss bridge, ca. 1930, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri (link)
Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
14 August 2006

1877 bridge to get new home
Wrought-iron bridge, Koochiching County, Minnesota
Mesabi Daily News (Virginia, Minn.)
14 August 2006

Traveling exhibit highlights disappearing transportation breed
Smithsonian's traveling covered-bridge exhibition
The Associated Press (Norwich, Vt.)
13 August 2006

Rebuilding starts for covered bridge
Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Bridgeton, Ind. (link)
The Associated Press (Bridgeton, Ind.)
11 August 2006

Commuter's Revenge Will Be a Blast
Woodrow Wilson Bridge over the Potomac River, Washington
The Washington Post (Washington)
10 August 2006

Astico Park bridges being moved
Ninaback, Schofield bridges over the Crawfish River (picture)
Daily Citizen (Beaver Dam, Wisc.)
10 August 2006

Bridge repairs to cost $335,000
Multiple-span through-truss bridge between New Hope, Pa., and Lambertville, N.J. (picture in earlier article)
The Beacon (Hopewell, N.J.)
9 August 2006

Covered Bridge Restoration
1936 Harris Covered Bridge, Benton County, Ore. (link)
KVAL-TV (Eugene, Ore.)
8 August 2006

Echo Bridge
Echo Bridge in 1982 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

Romney's veto of bridge funding overriden
1878 Echo Bridge aqueduct, Newton Upper Falls, Mass. (HAER report)
Daily News Tribune (Waltham, Mass.)
8 August 2006

Troubled bridge over N.J. waters
Amtrak's 96-year-old Portal swing bridge, Hackensack River, N.J.
Times Herald-Record ( Middletown, N.Y.)
7 August 2006

Remains of bridge felled by 1913 flood may be raised from river
Railroad trestle that fell into the White River, Indiana (picture)
The Associated Press (Anderson, Ind.)
6 August 2006

Old bridge found under Coburg Road
1888 wooden bridge discovered beneath interstate-highway crossing
The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)
4 August 2006

New York keeps Kellams-Stalker Bridge closed
Kellams-Stalker Bridge, Delaware River, Fremont, N.Y. (picture)
Mid-Hudson News Network (Middletown, N.Y.)
3 August 2006

XXX
Carter Road Lift Bridge in 1986 (Louise Taft Cawood, HAER)

Heat closes heavily traveled bridge
1940 Carter Road Lift Bridge, Cleveland (HAER report)
WKYC-TV (Cleveland)
1 August 2006

Riverwalk Bridge Unveiled
Union Railroad Bridge, Des Moines, Iowa (picture, link)
KCCI-TV (Des Moines, Iowa)
1 August 2006

4th Street Bridge is up a creek
91-year-old lift bridge, San Francisco (picture, link)
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco)
31 July 2006

Pauley Bridge open to public
Pauley suspension bridge, Pikeville, Ky. (picture, link)
Appalachian News-Express (Pikeville, Ky.)
27 July 2006

Lowell Bridge Coin
1945 Lowell Covered Bridge, Lowell, Ore. (link)
KVAL-TV (Eugene, Ore.)
25 July 2006

Lincoln Park Bridge added to makeover list
Lincoln Park Bridge, Duluth, Minn. (picture)
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn.)
24 July 2006

City's Ripley Bridge to get needed repairs
78-year-old pony-truss bridge, Rutland, Vt. (picture)
Rutland Herald (Rutland, Vt.)
24 July 2006

Bridge that Links Texas and Louisiana Reopens to Boats
Highway 82 swing bridge between Louisiana and Texas (link)
KBTV-TV (Beaumont, Tex.)
24 July 2006

Joe Page Bridge turns 75
Joe Page lift bridge, Hardin, Ill. (picture)
The Telegraph (Alton, Ill.)
23 July 2006

Bridge draw: View Down East
Replacement for Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Maine (pictures)
Portland Press Herald (Portland, Me.)
23 July 2006

Historic bridge undergoing repairs after bizarre blaze
1875 Dean Road truss bridge, Brownhelm Township, Ohio (picture)
The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)
22 July 2006

Preservationists decry removal of historic steel trusses
1929 truss bridge, Collin County, Tex. (picture)
The Dallas Morning News (Dallas)
19 July 2006

Historic Drift Creek Covered Bridge spans generations
Drift Creek Covered Bridge (picture, link)
News Times (Newport, Ore.)
19 July 2006

Water over the bridge
Route 52 drawbridge, Ocean City, N.J.
Press of Atlantic City (Atlantic City, N.J.)
19 July 2006

Bridge restoration crew learns a new skill
Stearns-truss bridge from Winamac, Ind., now in Delphi, Ind. (picture of bridge far down on this page )
Carroll County Comet (Delphi, Ind.)
19 July 2006

Lambertville-New Hope free bridge may close for repairs
Multiple-span through-truss bridge between New Hope, Pa., and Lambertville, N.J. (picture in earlier article)
The Beacon (Hopewell, N.J.)
19 July 2006

Iron bridge receives historic stamp
1897 Indiana Avenue bridge, Goshen, Ind. (pictures)
The Associated Press (Goshen, Ind.)
18 July 2006

Blackfriars Bridge to close temporarily
Rare 1875 bowstring through-truss, London, Ontario (pictures)
London Free Press (London, Ontario)
17 July 2006

Remaking a span with past skills
100-year-old stone bridge, East Rockhill Township, Pa.
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
17 July 2006

Queensboro Bridge
Queensboro Bridge in the 1970s (Jack Boucher, HAER)

Crossing Over, Step by Step
Famous footbridges of New York:
  • Macombs Dam Bridge (HAER report)
  • Queensboro Bridge (HAER report)
  • Williamsburg Bridge (HAER report)
    The New York Times (New York)
    16 July 2006

    Iron bridge in Goshen designated as historic
    1897 Indiana Avenue truss bridge, Goshen, Ind. (link)
    The Associated Press (Goshen, Ind.)
    16 July 2006

    Dedication for new Ontonagon River bridge to be held Sept. 2
    Replacement for 1939 swing bridge, Ontonagon, Mich. (link)
    Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironton, Mich.)
    16 July 2006

    Bridge project divides community
    Glen Allan through-truss bridge, Glen Allan, Ont. (picture)
    The Record (Kitchener, Ont.)
    15 July 2006

    Cape Girardeau County seeking for new use for old bridge
    Pony-truss bridge, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. (picture)
    Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
    14 July 2006

    Hot Metal Bridge
    Hot Metal Bridge, 1993 (William Samek, HAER)

    Extra funding found to convert Hot Metal bridge; URA has final say
    Hot Metal Bridge, Pittsburgh (HAER report)
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    13 July 2006

    South Bristol Swing Bridge Stuck Open
    Busy 1930 swing bridge over the Gut, South Bristol, Me.
    The Lincoln County News (Damariscotta, Me.)
    12 July 2006

    Triborough Bridge
    Suspension span of the Triborough Bridge, left,
    with Hell Gate Bridge, 1991 (Jet Lowe, HAER)


    Triborough Bridge Celebrates 70th Anniversary
    Triborough Bridge, New York (HAER report)
    NY1 News (New York)
    11 July 2006

    Boaters steamed by opening delays at railroad bridge
    Remote-controlled railway swing bridge, Oshkosh, Wisc. (picture)
    The Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisc.)
    11 July 2006

    Another bridge up for the taking
    1923 Belt Creek pony-truss bridge, Belt, Mont.
    Great Falls Tribune (Great Falls, Mont.)
    11 July 2006

    Fairport Lift Bridge closes
    Fairport Lift Bridge over the Erie Canal, Fairport, N.Y. (link)
    Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
    9 July 2006

    Hawthorne Bridge to close for maintenance
    1910 Hawthorne lift bridge, Portland, Ore. (link)
    The Associated Press (Portland, Ore.)
    7 July 2006

    Shoal Creek bridge reaches historical status
    1924 Parker-truss bridge near Florence, Ala. (picture)
    The Associated Press (Florence, Ala.)
    7 July 2006

    Utica Mills bridge reopens
    1850 Utica Road Covered Bridge, Thurmont, Md. (picture, link)
    The Frederick News-Post (Frederick, Md.)
    7 July 2006

    Bostick Road span looks for new use
    1894 Whipple-truss bridge, Fort Wayne, Ind. (picture)
    The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
    5 July 2006

    Bellefonte eyeing bridges
    1886 through-truss bridge, Coburn, Pa. (picture)
    The Associated Press (Bellafonte, Pa.)
    3 July 2006

    Century-old iron bridge on the move
    1905 Dewey-Burton Bridge, Gerald, Ind. (picture)
    The Perry County News (Tell City, Ind.)
    3 July 2006

    West Paden Covered Bridge lost; Bittenbender Bridge swept away; Josiah Hess Bridge threatened but saved (scroll down)
  • 1850 West Paden Covered Bridge, Huntingdon Creek, near Forks, Pa. (link)
  • 1879 Bittenbender Bridge, Schickshinny, Pa. (link)
  • 1875 Josiah Hess Covered Bridge, Huntingdon Creek, Pa. (link)
    The News from Back Home in Benton, Pa. (Benton, Pa.)
    30 June 2006

    Getting back on track
    Paulins Kill Viaduct, Hainesburg, N.J. (picture)
    The Record (West Paterson, N.J.)
    29 June 2006

    Norwalk Bridge
    Walk Bridge in 1977 (Jack E. Boucher, HAER)

    Officials consider renovating Walk Bridge
    1896 Walk railroad bridge, Norwalk, Conn. (picture)
    The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
    28 June 2006

    Raise the rail and cross that bridge
    Two relocated truss bridges, Kansas City, Mo. (picture, video)
    Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
    28 June 2006

    Dickson Dam Bridge collapses
    1920s truss bridge in Dickson, W. Va. (picture)
    The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W.Va.)
    27 June 2006

    River St. bridge work begins in late 2006
    River Street through-truss bridge, Hornell, N.Y. (picture)
    The Evening Tribune (Hornell, N.Y.)
    28 June 2006

    A tale of two bridges
    Two Indiana bridges
    The Times (Munster, Ind.)
    26 June 2006

    Tay rail bridge disaster cover-up revealed
    1879 collapse of Tay Bridge, Firth of Forth, Scotland (picture)
    The Sunday Times (London)
    25 June 2006

    Truck damages historic bridge
    1850 Utica Road Covered Bridge, Thurmont, Md. (picture, link)
    The Frederick News-Post (Frederick, Md.)
    24 June 2006

    Town of Beaver to celebrate its historic bridge
    One-lane 1943 suspension bridge, Beaver, Ark. (link)
    Carroll County News (Berryville, Ark.)
    22 June 2006

    Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court over Removal of Martha, W.Va., Bridge
    1882 Martha Bridge, Martha, W.Va. (picture)
    Huntington News (Huntington, W.Va.)
    20 June 2006

    North Avenue Bridge
    North Avenue Bridge in 1999 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Mini-Golden Gate to span river at North Avenue
    Replacement for 1907 North Avenue trunnion-bascule bridge, Chicago (picture, HAER report)
    Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago)
    17 June 2006

    Historic stone bridge damaged
    1923 park bridge, Louisville, Ky. (picture)
    The Courier-Journal (Louisville)
    15 June 2006

    CSX pays fine; repairs wait
    CSX railroad bridge, Covington, Ky.
    The Enquirer (Cincinnati)
    15 June 2006

    Group aims to restore footbridge
    1840's Town-lattice footbridge, Newmarket, N.H. (picture)
    The Boston Globe (Boston)
    15 June 2006

    St. Johns Bridge
    St. Johns Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    St. Johns Bridge marks its 75th year
    1932 St. Johns Bridge, Portland, Ore. (HAER report)
    The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
    14 June 2006

    Bridge to be dedicated
    Replacement for 1939 swing bridge, Ontonagon, Mich. (link)
    Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironton, Mich.)
    14 June 2006

    Bridge book looks at city's unique structures
    Book about the 446 bridges of Pittsburgh (pictures)
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)
    13 June 2006

    Aging bridge could use a lift
    57-year-old 17th Street lift bridge, Two Rivers, Wisc. (picture)
    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (Manitowoc, Wis.)
    12 June 2006

    Major trail bridge over Sac River burned
    Former railroad bridge, Little Sac River, near Springfield, Mo. (picture)
    Springfield News-Leader (Springfield, Mo.)
    11 June 2006

    International Bridge Conference, a city tradition, is on the way
    23rd annual International Bridge Conference, Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    11 June 2006

    Hackensack Bridge Gets Safety Barriers
    1954 Lincoln Highway Bridge, Jersey City, N.J. (picture)
    WCBS-TV (New York)
    10 June 2006

    Bridge project a matter of truss
    Two truss bridges are being relocated for re-use in Denton, Tex. (picture, Donald Road bridge, Sam Bass Road bridge)
    Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, Tex.)
    9 June 2006

    Hot Metal Bridge
    Hot Metal Bridge, 1993 (William Samek, HAER)

    High bids jeopardize Hot Metal Bridge
    Hot Metal Bridge, Pittsburgh (HAER report)
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    7 June 2006

    XXX
    Michigan Avenue Bridge tower in 1987 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    House on the river bridges 8 decades
    Tender's house opens as museum, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Chicago (picture, HAER report)
    Chicago Tribune (Chicago)
    7 June 2006

    Historic bridge in Valley Forge park is damaged
    1865 Knox Covered Bridge (link)
    The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia)
    6 June 2006

    Roadside Attractions
    Union Pacific's Gaviota Creek trestle, Gaviota, Calif. (picture)
    Santa Maria Times (Santa Maria, Calif.)
    6 June 2006

    Goddard Covered Bridge will open by end of summer
    Goddard Covered Bridge, Flemingsburg, Ky. (link, another link)
    The Ledger Independent (Maysville, Ky.)
    20 February 2006

    Historic Bridge To Be Used In Steelyard Commons Project
    Early-20th-century bridge saved in Cleveland
    WEWS-TV (Cleveland)
    5 June 2006

    Langdon Street bridge repair begins in July
    Pony-truss bridge, Montpelier, Vt.
    The Times-Argus (Montpelier, Vt.)
    2 June 2006

    Spanish Town iron bridge gets attention again
    1802 iron-arch bridge, Spanish Town, Jamaica (picture)
    The Jamaica Observer (Kingston, Jamaica)
    1 June 2006

    Replacing bridges to rural history
    Two truss bridges, Collin County, Tex. (picture)
    The Dallas Morning News (Dallas)
    1 June 2006

    Wimer Covered Bridge One Step Closer To Rebuild
    Wimer Covered Bridge, Wimer, Ore. (link, another link)
    NewsShadyGrove.com
    31 May 2006

    New River Gorge Bridge makes magazine's Top Ten list
    Top 10 "all-time bridges" named by Roads & Bridges (picture, link)
    The Associated Press (Fayetteville, W.V.)
    30 May 2006

    Newmarket bridge floats to Durham
    Unidentified covered bridge, possibly pedestrian, from Newmarket, N.H.
    The Associated Press (Durham, N.H.)
    30 May 2006

    Pauley Bridge restoration on track for June 30
    1936 suspension bridge, Pikesville, Ky. (picture, more pictures)
    Appalachian News-Express (Pikeville, Ky.)
    30 May 2006

    Arch bridge tamed a treacherous detour
    1964 Cold Spring steel-arch bridge, Santa Barbara, Calif. (picture)
    The Santa Maria Times (Santa Maria, Calif.)
    30 May 2006

    First Bridge Over Rio Grande Restored
    1892 Lobato or Costillo Crossing Bridge, Antonito, Colo. (link, pictures)
    The Associated Press (Mesita, Colo.)
    29 May 2006

    $440,000 plan for covered bridge divides council
    Proposed new covered bridge, Rock Hill, S.C. (picture)
    The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.)
    28 May 2006

    Bear Mountain Bridge repairs scheduled
    1924 Bear Mountain suspension bridge over the Hudson River, New York (link)
    Mid-Hudson News Network (Middletown, N.Y.)
    26 May 2006

    War Eagle Bridge
    War Eagle Bridge in 1998 (Louise T. Haft, HAER)

    Committee discusses bridge
    1907 War Eagle through-truss bridge, War Eagle, Ark. (picture, HAER report)
    The Benton County Daily Record (Lowell, Ark.)
    25 May 2006

    Covered bridge refurbished
    1874 Shaeffer Covered Bridge, St. Clairsville, Ohio (link)
    The Times Leader (Martins Ferry, Ohio)
    25 May 2006

    Historic Bridge in Brookside Burned
    1903 railroad trestle, Brookside, Ala. (picture)
    WVTM-TV (Birmingham, Ala.)
    24 May 2006

    Steel supports arrive for East Brady Bridge
    Replacement of 1885 East Brady Bridge, East Brady, Pa. (link, another link)
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)
    24 May 2006

    Old-time Chautauquas part of suspension bridge centennial bash
    Pedestrian suspension bridge, Charles City, Iowa (link)
    Charles City Press (Charles City, Iowa)
    23 May 2006

    Newfane will stick to original bridge plan
    Williamsville Covered Bridge (link)
    Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vt.)
    23 May 2006

    Truck Hits Historic Bridge in Oley
    1856 Pleasantville Covered Bridge, Oley, Pa. (link)
    WFMZ-TV (Allentown, Pa.)
    22 May 2006

    MKT bridge retains status as state 'endangered historic place'
    Railroad lift bridge, Boonville, Mo. (link)
    The Boonville Daily News (Boonville, Mo.)
    22 May 2006

    Captain Swift name to live on
    1917 Captain Swift Bridge, Princeton, Ill., to be replaced by all-wood covered bridge
    Journal Star (Peoria, Ill.)
    21 May 2006

    Coming together to build a bridge
    Wimer Covered Bridge, Wimer, Ore. (link, another link)
    Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.)
    21 May 2006

    Burlington-Bristol Bridge turns 75
    1931 highway lift bridge (link, another link)
    Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.)
    20 May 2006

    Preserving an old bridge
    1871 Rocky Point Road stone-arch bridge, Mad River Township, Ohio (picture)
    Enon Messenger (New Carlisle, Ohio)
    20 May 2006

    Alsea's Hayden Covered Bridge shut after wreck
    1918 Hayden Covered Bridge, Alsea, Ore. (link)
    Corvallis Gazette-Times (Corvallis, Ore.)
    20 May 2006

    New Bostick Road bridge to be built
    1894 Whipple-truss bridge, Bostick Road, Allen County, Indiana
    The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
    18 May 2006

    New Seattle Viaduct Repair Option To Get A Hearing
    Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle
    The Associated Press (Seattle)
    18 May 2006

    Nuts and bolts of art
    Profile of Vernon J. Mesler, project manager of Historic Bridge Park, Calhoun County, Mich. (pictures)
    Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, Mich.)
    17 May 2006

    Fremont Bridge Getting A Makeover
    1917 Fremont Bridge, Seattle (Wikipedia article)
    KOMO-TV (Seattle)
    16 May 2006

    Hot Metal Bridge
    Hot Metal Bridge, 1993 (William Samek,
    HAER)

    Hot metal span gets new life as link for trails
    Hot Metal Bridge, Pittsburgh (HAER report)
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    15 May 2006

    They Moved a Bridge? Yes, Says Answer Man
    1891 Calvert Street Bridge, Washington (picture)
    The Washington Post (Washington)
    14 May 2006

    New bridge to feature 300-foot arch
    Replacement for 1929 concrete-arch bridge, Norridgewock, Me. (picture, earlier article with picture)
    Kennebec Journal (Augusta, Me.)
    12 May 2006

    A Final Countdown to the Gala
    New Woodrow Wilson Bridge, Alexandria, Va. (picture)
    The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
    11 May 2006

    Bollman Bridge
    Bollman bridge, Williamsport, Md., in 1999 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Bridge across canal reopens
    1879 road bridge by Wendell Bollman, Williamsport, Md. (picture, HAER report)
    1923 railroad lift bridge, Williamsport, Md. (HAER report)
    The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
    10 May 2006

    Bollman Bridge
    Bollman Bridge, Meyersdale, Pa., August 2004 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Relocation under way for historic bridge
    1871 Bollman Bridge, Meyersdale, Pa. (pictures, HAER report)
    The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)
    10 May 2006

    Bridge expert optimistic about Weddle's future
    1937 Weddle covered bridge, Sweet Home, Ore. (picture, link)
    Sweet Home New Era (Sweet Home, Ore.)
    10 May 2006

    Expert: Failure leads to successful design
    Lecture by Henry Petrosky explains importance of failure to bridge design (picture)
    UDaily (Newark, Del.)
    10 May 2006

    Narrows bridge delay not too surprising
    New Tacoma Narrows bridge, Tacoma, Wash. (link)
    The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)
    10 May 2006

    Forces mobilize to fight for the Kinsol trestle
    85-year-old Kinsol railroad trestle, Cowichan Valley, British Columbia
    Duncan News Leader & Pictorial (Duncan, B.C.)
    10 May 2006

    Big Four Bridge
    Big Four Bridge, 1975 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Beginning of an end for Big Four
    Big Four Railroad Bridge, Louisville, Ky. (picture, link)
    The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
    10 May 2006

    Town may have solution for bridge woes
    Williamsville covered bridge, Newfane, Vt. (link)
    Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vt.)
    9 May 2006

    Bridge will remain
    Sewalls Falls Bridge, Sewalls Falls, N.H. (picture in earlier article)
    Concord Monitor (Concord, N.H.)
    9 May 2006

    Bear Creek rail trestle fire sends flames shooting
    Railroad trestle, Grand Prairie, Alberta
    Daily Herald-Tribune (Grande Prairie, Alberta)
    9 May 2006

    Officials still undecided about bridge
    1907 War Eagle through-truss bridge, War Eagle, Ark. (picture, HAER report)
    The Benton County Daily Record (Lowell, Ark.)
    6 May 2006

    Catoctin 1959
    Catoctin Aqueduct in 1959 (Jack E. Boucher, HAER report)

    Crusade Along a Canal
    Campaign to rebuild the 1834 Catoctin Aqueduct (pictures)
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy (Washington)
    4 May 2006

    Plans To Replace Historic Bridge Underway
    89-year-old truss bridge, Negaunee Township, Michigan (picture)
    WLUC-TV (Negaunee, Mich.)
    2 May 2006

    Century-old Waco bridge due for refurbishing
    Washington Avenue steel-truss bridge, Waco, Tex. (earlier article)
    Waco Tribune-Herald (Waco, Tex.)
    2 May 2006

    Historic bridge good for tourism
    1902 camelback-truss bridge, Daleville, Ind. (picture)
    The Star Press (Muncie, Ind.)
    2 May 2006

    Roebling Suspension Bridge
    Roebling Suspension Bridge, 1987 (William Gun Johnson, HAER)

    Do the Roebling Bridge repairs quickly
    Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati, Ohio (HAER report)
    The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
    2 May 2006

    Stillwater Lift Bridge to operate again
    Stillwater Lift Bridge, Stillwater, Minn. (link, pictures)
    The Associated Press (Stillwater, Minn.)
    1 May 2006

    Fairport's lift bridge, other obstacles confront drivers
    Unusual lift bridge, c. 1915, Erie Canal, Fairport, N.Y. (link)
    Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
    30 April 2006

    Help uncover state's covered bridges of past
    Kentucky covered bridges (link)
    The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
    30 April 2006

    Mianus River Bridge
    Mianus River railroad bridge in 1977 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Boaters Tired Of Waiting For Greenwich Drawbridge
    Mianus River railroad bridge, Cos Cob, Conn.
    Hartford Courant (Hartford, Conn.)
    30 April 2006

    Fort Hunter fulfills vow to preserve covered bridge
    Everhart covered bridge, reconstructed in Dauphin County, Pa. (link)
    The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)
    29 April 2006

    Attorney general appeals bridge decision
    Railroad lift bridge, Boonville, Mo. (link)
    The Associated Press (Jefferson City, Mo.)
    29 April 2006

    Local trees to be used to rebuild covered bridge
    Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Bridgeton, Ind. (link)
    Linton Daily Citizen (Linton, Ind.)
    27 April 2006

    Residents Want To Salvage Narrow But Historic Bridge
    1898 Pratt-truss bridge, Delaware, Ohio (link, another link)
    WCMH-TV (Columbus, Ohio)
    26 April 2006

    Carquinez Bridge
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, left, with 1959 neighbor (William Hall, HAER)

    Piece by piece, the old Carquinez Bridge slowly disappears
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, Vallejo, Calif. (excellent pictures, HAER report)
    San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco)
    25 April 2006

    Trucker to be Cited for Violating Bridge Weight Limit
    1889 truss bridge, Lycoming County, Pa. (picture)
    WNEP-TV (Scranton, Pa.)
    25 April 2006

    Saugatuck River Bridge
    Saugatuck railroad bridge in 1977 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    State Outlines Plan to Replace Saugatuck RR Bridge
    1905 four-span railroad lift bridge, Saugatuck, Conn.
    Westport Now (Westport, Conn)
    24 April 2006

    American Bridge wins Bay Bridge span deal
    Replacement for eastern spans of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, California (picture)
    Pittsburgh Business Times (Pittsburgh)
    24 April 2006

    Quad Cities celebrate first rail to cross Mississippi River
    1856 Arsenal Bridge, Davenport, Iowa
    The Associated Press (Davenport, Iowa)
    23 April 2006

    History, traffic muddle fate of Orange Road bridge
    108-year-old steel-truss bridge, Powell, Ohio (picture)
    The Columbus Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio)
    23 April 2006

    Fate of bridge to be covered by commissioners
    1927 Ritner Creek Covered Bridge (picture, link)
    Statesman Journal (Salem, Ore.)
    22 April 2006

    BNSF to replace century-old spans across Wichita River
    Concrete approach to railroad bridge, Wichita Falls, Tex. (picture)
    Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Tex.)
    22 April 2006

    Linn board says bridge should be torn down
    1913 Pin-connect swing-truss Van Buren Street bridge, Corvallis, Ore. (link)
    Corvallis Gazette-Times (Corvallis, Ore.)
    22 April 2006

    Old Appleton to dedicate its refurbished bridge
    1879 truss bridge, Appleton, Mo. (pictures, link)
    Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
    21 April 2006

    Golden Gate Bridge
    Golden Gate Bridge, 1984 (Jet Lowe, HABS/HAER)

    Landmark Bridge Retrofitted To Endure Major Quake
    Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco (HAER report)
    KCBS-TV (San Francisco)
    16 April 2006

    Roebling Suspension Bridge
    Roebling Suspension Bridge, 1987 (William Gun Johnson, HAER)

    Maintaining an icon
    Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati, Ohio (HAER report)
    The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati, Ohio)
    5 April 2006

    Covered bridge over Ware River plagued with beetles
    1886 Gilbertville Covered Bridge, Gilbertville, Mass. (picture)
    The Associated Press (Ware, Mass.)
    5 April 2006

    Gervais Street Bridge
    Gervais Street Bridge in 1986 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Gervais Street bridge lights return
    1927 Gervais Street concrete-arch bridge, Columbia, S.C. (HAER record)
    WIS-TV (Columbia, S.C.)
    3 April 2006

    A bridge leading nowhere
    1899 pony-truss bridge, Landenberg, Pa. (link)
    The Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.)
    3 April 2006

    The Frenchman's son who made Britain the industrial superpower of the world
    Brief profile of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, born April 8, 1806
    The Daily Telegraph (London)
    3 April 2006

    PennDOT shuns long-lasting 'Made in Pgh.' bridge decks
    1936 Homestead Grays Bridge (link)
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    2 April 2006

    Carquinez Bridge
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, left, with 1959 neighbor (William Hall, HAER)

    Goodbye, Carquinez Bridge
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, Vallejo, Calif. (picture, HAER report)
    Times-Herald (Vallejo, Calif.)
    2 April 2006

    Lost Brunel bridge to be rebuilt
    1838 cast-iron bridge, London (picture)
    This Is Local London (London)
    30 March 2006

    J'town seeks state grant to preserve bridge
    Two-arch stone bridge, Jeffersontown, Ky. (picture)
    The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
    30 March 2006

    Film Profiles State's Bridges
    Bridges of West Virginia
    WTRF-TV (Wheeling, W.V.)
    30 March 2006

    New bridge will replace a little history
    Matagorda swing bridge, Intracoastal Waterway, Matagorda, Tex. (Matagorda picture, barge-type swing bridges link)
    The Facts (Clute, Tex.)
    28 March 2006

    State to replace Route 9P bridge
    83-year-old truss bridge, Saratoga, N.Y. (picture)
    Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
    24 March 2006

    Stone bridge to be re-constructed
    Stone-arch bridge, Price County, Wisconsin (picture)
    The Bee (Phillips, Wisc.)
    23 March 2006

    Low Bid of $1.43-Billion Offered for Bridge
    New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
    The Associated Press (Sacramento, Calif.)
    23 March 2006

    Historic bridge needs a new home
    1936 bridge, Rathdrum, Idaho
    The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)
    23 March 2006



    CRAIG BRIDGE


    Swing mechanism
    Swing mechanism of the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge, 1990 (Martin Stupich, HAER)

    Repairs to shut bridge
    1899 swing span between New Bedford and Fairhaven, Mass. (picture, HAER report)
    The Standard-Times (New Bedford, Mass.)
    22 March 2006

    Residents Don't Want To See Historic Bridge Go
    Pony-truss bridge, Eagle River, Mich. (picture)
    WLUC-TV (Negaunee, Mich.)
    21 March 2006

    Bridge due for new timbers
    1849 covered bridge, Lancaster County, Pa. (picture, link)
    Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, Pa.)
    21 March 2006

    Brooklyn Bridge
    Brooklyn Bridge in 1982 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Inside the Brooklyn Bridge, a Whiff of the Cold War
    Brooklyn Bridge, New York (pictures, HAER record with excellent images)
    The New York Times (New York)
    21 March 2006

    Iron Bridge To Be Replaced
    One-lane through-truss bridge, St. Johnsbury, Vt. (picture)
    The Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, Vt.)
    21 March 2006

    Historic span rehab resumes
    Claycomb Covered Bridge, Bedford, Pa. (link)
    The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)
    20 March 2006

    Remote could control Menasha bridges in '07
    Lift bridges, Menasha, Wisc.
    The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wisc.)
    20 March 2006

    Caracas-La Guaira viaduct crumbles
    Viaduct, Caracas, Venezuela (picture)
    Diario El Universal (Caracas, Venezuela)
    20 March 2006

    CSX says it won't paint bridge
    Railroad bridge, Henderson, Ky.
    The Gleaner (Henderson, Ky.)
    19 March 2006

    Echo Bridge
    Echo Bridge in 1982 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Crumbling Echo Bridge gets quick fix
    1878 Echo Bridge aqueduct, Newton Upper Falls, Mass. (HAER report)
    The Boston Globe (Boston)
    18 March 2006

    Steel Bridge
    Steel Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Span takes center stage in TriMet flap
    1912 two-level Steel lift bridge, Portland, Ore. (picture, another picture, HAER report)
    Portland Tribune (Portland, Ore.)
    17 March 2006

    Lovers Leap Bridge
    Lover's Leap Bridge, 1984 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    State park is taking shape in southern end of New Milford
    1895 Lover's Leap lenticular-truss bridge, New Milford, Conn. (picture, link, HAER report )
    The New Milford Spectrum (New Milford, Conn.)
    17 March 2006

    Capital plan calls for $15.1-million in bridge projects
    Bridges of Washington County, Maryland (picture)
    The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
    16 March 2006

    Bridge that often got stuck will be replaced, not missed
    1936 Manasquan River drawbridge, Brielle, N.J. (picture)
    Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, N.J.)
    15 March 2006

    Trail, bridge projects get federal boost
    1933 Seventh Street single-leaf bascule bridge, Port Huron, Mich. (link, another link)
    Port Huron Times Herald (Port Huron, Mich.)
    14 March 2006

    The bridges of Montana offer a glimpse of the past and link to the future
    Bridge fans of Montana (picture)
    Great Falls Tribune (Great Falls, Mont.)
    12 March 2006

    Bridging the community
    Sargent floating swing bridge, Matagorda County, Texas (picture, link)
    Houston Chronicle (Houston)
    12 March 2006

    Carquinez Bridge
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, left, with 1959 neighbor (William Hall, HAER)

    Carquinez Bridge retirement event set for St. Patrick's Day
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, Vallejo, Calif. (picture, HAER report)
    Times-Herald (Vallejo, Calif.)
    12 March 2006

    Bridge problems mount as Cuyahoga River traffic waits
    New West Third Street lift bridge, Cleveland (picture)
    WKYC-TV (Cleveland)
    10 March 2006

    Long history of ignoring creek hides city bridges
    Bridges of Syracuse, N.Y.
    The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.)
    10 March 2006

    Golden Gate Bridge
    Golden Gate Bridge, 1984 (Jet Lowe, HABS/HAER)

    Golden Gate Bridge district to study jump barrier
    Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco (HAER report)
    San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco)
    10 March 2006

    'Lost Bridge' may be recognized by state
    Through-truss bridge, Miami County, Indiana (picture)
    Peru Tribune (Peru, Ind.)
    9 March 2006

    520 Bridge Has Only 15-20 Years Left, Engineers Say
    Floating bridge with retractable section, State Route 520 across Lake Washington, Seattle (picture, link)
    KOMO-TV (Seattle)
    9 March 2006



    HALE BRIDGE


    Public's voice on project sought
    74-year-old truss bridge, Brunswick, Me. (picture)
    Portland Press Herald (Portland, Me.)
    8 March 2006

    Catoctin 1959
    Catoctin Aqueduct in 1959 (Jack E. Boucher, HAER report)

    Catoctin in 1999
    ... and in 1999 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Project to renovate crumbling aqueduct
    Catoctin Aqueduct, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, near Point of Rocks, Md. (photo, HAER report)
    The Gazette (Gaithersburg, Md.)
    9 March 2006

    Funding OK'd for Medora bridge work
    Medora Covered Bridge, Jackson County, Ind. (picture)
    The Tribune (Seymour, Ind.)
    8 March 2006

    Old Mantoloking Bridge's lifespan draws to close
    1938 Mantoloking Bridge, Brick, N.J.
    Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, N.J.)
    8 March 2006

    Bridges Won't Be Replaced
    Beaver Bridge, Table Rock Resevoir, Arkansas (picture)
    KTHV-TV (Little Rock, Ark.)
    7 March 2006

    1799 bridge divides N.H. town on past vs. present
    1799 London Bridge causeway, Windam, N.H. (picture)
    The Boston Globe (Boston)
    6 March 2006

    Triborough Bridge
    Suspension span of the Triborough Bridge, left,
    with Hell Gate Bridge, 1991 (Jet Lowe, HABS/HAER)


    Anti-terror gaps feared in security for bridges
    Triborough, Whitestone, and Throgs Neck bridges, New York
    Daily News (New York)
    5 March 2006

    Museum sets its sights on downtown
    Building would incorporate 1862 stone bridge, Napa, Calif.
    Napa Valley Register (Napa, Calif.)
    5 March 2006

    Duke professor explores mystery of engineering
    Profile of Henry Petroski
    The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.)
    5 March 2006

    Historic Sites Nominations Includes Thirteen National Register Nominations
    1897 Fox Creek stone-arch bridge, near Strong City, Kan.
    Kansas City Infozine (Kansas City, Mo.)
    5 March 2006

    Ramps Covered Bridge nearing 125th anniversary
    1882 Ramps Covered Bridge, Hopewell Township, Pa. (picture, link)
    The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
    4 March 2006

    Ground broken on Ulster-Sheshequin bridge project
    1904 Ulster-Sheshequin bridge, Ulster, Pa.
    Morning Times (Sayre, Pa.)
    4 March 2006

    Lift bridge test in progress (second item)
    Stillwater Lift Bridge, Stillwater, Minn. (link, pictures)
    Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
    3 March 2006

    Norway to build huge bridge over fjord
    New suspension bridge over Hardanger Fjord, Norway
    United Press International (Oslo)
    2 March 2006

    1887 Hays Bridge on CR 675E undergoing a major renovation
    Truss bridge, Hancock County, Indiana
    Daily Reporter (Greenfield, Ind.)
    2 March 2006

    Team 4 Investigates Crumbling Bridges, Weight Limits
    Pennsylvania bridges (picture, video)
    WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh)
    28 February 2006

    New park bridge needed
    8th Street concrete-arch bridge, Huntington, W. Va. (picture)
    The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W. Va.)
    28 February 2006

    Officials: 2 covered bridges sound
    1886 Scipio Covered Bridge, Geneva Township, Ind. (link)
    1887 James Covered Bridge, Lovett Township, Ind. (link)
    The Republic (Columbus, Ind.)
    26 February 2006

    Swing Bridge work nears completion
    East Haddam swing bridge, East Haddam, Conn. (picture)
    Middletown Press (Middletown, Conn.)
    25 February 2006

    Engineering feats
    Three bridges are finalists for engineering award (picture)
    The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, S.C.)
    25 February 2006

    Liberty Memorial
    Liberty Memorial Bridge in 1990 (Kent Good, HAER)

    Options considered for fixing bridge
    1922 Liberty Memorial Bridge, Bismarck, N.D. (HAER report)
    The Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, N.D.)
    24 February 2006

    Bridges frame views of Buffalo
    Bridges of Buffalo, N.Y. (pictures)
    UB Reporter (Buffalo, N.Y.)
    23 February 2006

    Resident suggests plan for Bell Ford
    Bell's Ford Covered Bridge, Seymour, Ind. (pictures, HAER report, earlier picture)
    The Tribune (Seymour, Ind.)
    23 February 2006

    Sewalls Falls bridge options narrowed to 2
    Sewalls Falls Bridge, Sewalls Falls, N.H. (picture in earlier article)
    Concord Monitor (Concord, N.H.)
    22 February 2006

    Crossing the Genesee
    New Troup-Howell Bridge, Rochester, N.Y. (pictures)
    City (Rochester, N.Y.)
    22 February 2006

    Plans under way to replace Fort Street drawbridge
    1922 Fort Street double-leaf bascule bridge, Detroit (scroll down for listing)
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit)
    21 February 2006

    Wimer Bridge fundraising efforts lag
    Wimer Covered Bridge, Wimer, Ore. (link, another link)
    Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.)
    21 February 2006

    $83-million Huey P. Long bridge bid accepted
    1936 Huey P. Long bridge, New Orleans (link)
    New Orleans City Business (New Orleans)
    20 February 2006

    Goddard Bridge restoration work resumes, project is on schedule
    Goddard Covered Bridge, Flemingsburg, Ky. (link, another link)
    The Ledger Independent (Maysville, Ky.)
    20 February 2006

    Estimates of bridge expense at odds
    Railroad lift bridge, Boonville, Mo. (link)
    Missourian (Columbia, Mo.)
    20 February 2006

    George Washington Bridge
    George Washington Bridge in 1978 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    GWB At 75: Building The Bridge
    George Washington Bridge, New York (video, HAER report)
    WCBS-TV (New York)
    20 February 2006

    Lisbon bridge has $80K price tag
    1795 Mill Brook Bridge, Lisbon, Conn. (picture)
    Norwich Bulletin (Norwich, Conn.)
    19 February 2006

    Another covered bridge coming to Princeton
    1917 one-lane Captain Swift bridge to be replaced with covered span, Princeton, Ill. (picture)
    News Tribune (LaSalle, Ill.)
    18 February 2006

    Bridge too risky to walk on
    Victoria Bridge, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (picture)
    The Star Phoenix (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
    18 February 2006

    'Gerry' Roberto, Roebling Bridge preservationist
    Obituary of Gerard Roberto, Cincinnati (picture)
    The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati)
    18 February 2006

    Judsonia Bridge
    Judsonia Bridge in 1988 (Louise T. Haft, HAER)

    Bridge to History
    Judsonia swing bridge over the Little Red River, Arkansas (picture, HAER report)
    The Daily Citizen (Searcy, Ark.)
    17 February 2006

    Quaker Road bridge repairs approved
    Quaker Road stone bridge, Princeton Township, N.J.
    The Princeton Packet (Princeton, N.J.)
    17 February 2006

    Historic stone bridge puts high school on hold
    207-year-old stone bridge, Windham, N.H.
    The Associated Press (Windham, N.H.)
    17 February 2006

    Swinging Bridge
    "Swinging Bridge," Topsham, Me., July 2004 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Bridge rehab swings into motion
    Pedestrian suspension bridge, Topsham, Me.
    The Times Record (Brunswick, Me.)
    17 February 2006

    Schell Memorial Bridge
    Schell Memorial Bridge in 1990 (Martin Stupich, HAER)

    Parks proposed at ends of bridge
    Schell Memorial Bridge, Northfield, Mass. (link, HAER report)
    The Republican (Springfield, Mass.)
    16 February 2006

    Bridge repairs under way
    Adams Mill Covered Bridge, Democrat Township, Ind. (link)
    Carroll County Comet (Delphi, Ind.)
    15 February 2006

    Bridge repair open house set
    1927 Centre Bridge-Stockton bridge between Pennsylvania and New Jersey (link)
    The Beacon ( Hopewell, N.J.)
    15 February 2006

    Taylor pledges $200,000 to save Katy Trail bridge
    Railroad lift bridge, Boonville, Mo. (link)
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis)
    14 February 2006

    Group trying to save Craig bridge
    Three-span 1904 through-truss bridge, Craig, Mont. (picture)
    The Great Falls Tribune (Great Falls, Mont.)
    14 February 2006

    In West End Bridge competition, simplicity trumps showmanship
    1932 West End Bridge, Pittsburgh (link, HAER report)
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    14 February 2006

    Memorial Bridge
    Memorial Bridge, December 2005 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Answer Man: Opening Up About Bridges
    Moveable bridges of Washington, including Memorial Bridge and Long Bridge
    The Washington Post (Washington)
    13 February 2006

    CTA plans to replace old bridge on El's Purple Line
    98-year-old train bridge, Church Street, Chicago (picture)
    The Daily Northwestern (Evanston, Ill.)
    13 February 2006

    Mesa Verde, engineers find place in history
    Truss bridges of Colorado
    The Durango Herald (Durango, Colo.)
    12 February 2006

    Fort Sumner railroad bridge turning 100 this year
    Santa Fe railroad bridge over the Pecos River, Fort Sumner, N.M. (picture)
    Clovis News Journal (Clovis, N.M.)
    11 February 2006

    Study into Forth bridge dry-out
    Forth Road Bridge, Firth of Forth, Scotland (picture)
    BBC (London)
    11 February 2006

    Interstate 5 bridge
    Interstate 5 bridge in 1993 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Bridge accident causes I-5 standstill
    Interstate 5 lift bridge, Vancouver, Wash. (link, HAER report)
    The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
    10 February 2006

    Supervisors reverse decision on Andrew bridge
    1902 Brush Creek Bridge, Andrew, Iowa (picture, earlier article)
    Quad City Times (Davenport, Iowa)
    9 February 2006

    Quarry critics hope project is history
    McAlister Crossing Warren polygonal-chord bridge, Wilson County, Tex. (picture)
    Express-News (San Antonio, Tex.)
    9 February 2006

    Granite Falls exploring historic designation for pedestrian bridge
    1935 pedestrian suspension bridge, Granite Falls, Minn.
    West Central Tribune (Willmar, Minn.)
    9 February 2006

    Crews prep old Jamestown Bridge for demolition
    Jamestown Bridge, Jamestown, R.I. (picture)
    The Newport Daily News (Newport, R.I.)
    7 February 2006

    Lampasas River Bridge collapses, 2 injured
    1889 Lampasas River truss bridge, Benton, Tex. (video)
    KCEN-TV (Temple, Tex.)
    6 February 2006

    Thames River Bridge Overhaul
    1919 railroad bascule bridge, New London, Conn. (photo in Amtrak news release)
    WFSB-TV (Hartford, Conn)
    6 February 2006

    The land of covered bridges
    Covered bridges of Blount County, Ala. (link)
    Mobile Register (Mobile, Ala.)
    6 February 2006

    Piermont bridge gets historical designation
    100-year-old brick-arch Rockland Road Bridge, Piermont, N.Y.
    The Journal News ( White Plains, N.Y.)
    5 February 2006

    Drawbridge operator enjoys being 'The Man' for both boats and cars
    Sanibel Causeway drawbridge, Sanibel Island, Fla. (picture)
    The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)
    5 February 2006

    Aerial Lift Bridge
    Aerial Lift Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Former supervisor of aerial lift bridge dies
    Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minn. (link, HAER report)
    Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn.)
    4 February 2006

    Commissioners consider fate of bridges
    Medora Covered Bridge, Jackson County, Ind. (picture)
    The Tribune (Seymour, Ind.)
    4 February 2006

    Bollman Bridge
    Bollman Bridge, Meyersdale, Pa., August 2004 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Bike trail set to open in May
    1871 Bollman Bridge, Meyersdale, Pa. (pictures, HAER report)
    Daily American (Somerset, Pa.)
    3 February 2006

    Covered Bridge rehab recognized
    Fisher School Covered Bridge, Lincoln County, Ore. (link)
    News Times (Newport, Ore.)
    3 February 2006

    Historic bridge is saved
    1902 Brush Creek Bridge, Andrew, Iowa
    Quad City Times (Davenport, Iowa)
    3 February 2006

    County to condemn land for bridge replacement
    1899 Gilbert bridge, Monaghan Township, Pa. (picture)
    The York Daily Record (York, Pa.)
    2 February 2006

    Dinner marks 150th birthday of the first railroad crossing on the Mississippi
    Predecessor to 1896 Government Bridge, Davenport, Iowa (picture)
    Quad City Times (Davenport, Iowa)
    31 January 2006

    Bridge move takes another step
    Stearns-truss bridge, Winamac, Ind. (picture, link)
    Herald Journal (Monticello, Ind.)
    30 January 2006

    County asks: Want to buy a bridge?
    1953 Bailey bridge, Bridgewater Township, Mich. (link)
    The Ann Arbor News (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
    30 January 2006

    Blast causes minor damage to historic bridge
    1891 Lower Humbert Covered Bridge, Confluence, Pa. (link)
    The Associated Press (Confluence, Pa.)
    30 January 2006

    Bridge hit by arson to rise again
    Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Bridgeton, Ind. (link)
    The Associated Press (Rockville, Ind.)
    30 January 2006

    Stuck barge near Louisville in no danger of breaking away
    Ohio River bridges, Louisville, Ky.
    The Associated Press (Louisville, Ky.)
    30 January 2006

    New book a bridge to Vermont history
    Robert McCullough's Crossings: A History of Vermont Bridges
    The Times Argus (Barre, Vt.)
    29 January 2006

    Work to replace Leeville bridge to begin in May
    Leeville lift bridge, Grand Isle, La. (link)
    The Associated Press (Thibodaux, La.)
    January 2006

    Bridge Operators Cleared in Plunge That Killed 2
    Lincoln Highway lift bridge, Jersey City, N.J.
    The New York Times (New York)
    28 January 2006

    Marion Street Bridge
    Marion Street Bridge in 1990 (Martin Stupich, HAER)

    A rare design
    1896 Marion Street double-intersection pony-truss bridge, Natick, Mass. (HAER report)
    Natick Bulletin & Tab (Natick, Mass.)
    27 January 2006

    New stamp stirs battle over bridges
    Stamp commemorating the Cornish-Windsor Bridge (link)
    Valley News (White River Junction, Vt.)
    26 January 2006

    2 styles offered for Kennebec bridge
    Replacement for Kennebec concrete arch-truss bridge, Norridgewock, Me. (picture, another picture with earlier article)
    Morning Sentinel (Waterville, Me.)
    26 January 2006

    Lawmakers prod N.H. on Vilas Bridge repairs
    1930 Vilas concrete-arch bridge, Bellows Falls, Vt.
    The Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vt.)
    26 January 2006

    Economic Development Group delivers on $20,000 Weddle Bridge pledge
    1937 Weddle covered bridge, Sweet Home, Ore. (link)
    Sweet Home New Era (Sweet Home, Ore.)
    25 January 2006

    Somers may revive long-dormant bridge
    1904 truss bridge, Somers, N.Y.
    The Journal News ( White Plains, N.Y.)
    25 January 2006

    Bridging the Tiber over the centuries
    Bridges of Rome (picture)
    Wanted in Rome (Rome)
    25 January 2006

    South Street Bridge reopens, to be shut down again tomorrow
    1923 South Street Bridge, Philadelphia
    The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia)
    23 January 2006

    Hojack Swing Bridge
    Hojack Swing Bridge (postcard, c. 1905-7)

    Effort to revive Hojack bridge quietly persists
    Hojack Swing Bridge, Rochester, N.Y. (link)
    Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
    23 January 2006

    City reviews 7th Street bridge work
    74-year-old single-leaf bascule bridge, Port Huron, Mich. (link)
    The Times-Herald (Port Huron, Mich.)
    23 January 2006

    City's bridges provide a vital link to our heritage
    Kansas City bridges, including 1892 railroad truss bridge (video with earlier article, another earlier article)
    Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
    22 January 2006

    Redington Bridge Open
    Redington Street Bridge, Littleton, N.H.
    The Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, Vt.)
    21 January 2006

    Burnside Bridge closed for much needed repairs
    Burnside Bridge, Portland, Ore. (picture, more pictures)
    KGW-TV (Portland, Ore.)
    20 January 2006

    Donor joins lawsuit over Boonville rail bridge
    73-year-old railroad lift bridge, Boonville, Mo. (picture in earlier article)
    The Associated Press (Jefferson City, Mo.)
    20 January 2006

    Cost to rebuild bridge under $1-million estimate
    Rinard Covered Bridge, Bloomfield, Ohio (link)
    Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio)
    20 January 2006

    Carquinez Bridge
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, left, with 1959 neighbor (William Hall, HAER)

    Work crews get under way with Carquinez demolition
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, Vallejo, Calif. (picture, HAER report)
    Times-Herald (Vallejo, Calif.)
    19 January 2006

    Richmond Bridge deck fails again
    Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, California (link)
    Marin Independent Journal (Novato, Calif.)
    19 January 2006

    Historic N.B. bridge appears safe from ice jam and high waters
    World's longest covered bridge, Hartland, New Brunswick (picture)
    The Canadian Press (Hartland, New Brunswick)
    19 January 2006

    Hunt abandoned for federal money to replace historic bridge
    80-year-old two-span pony-truss bridge, Mississinewa River, Indiana
    The News-Sentinel ()
    18 January 2006



    BELL'S FORD COVERED BRIDGE


    Purple People Bridge Cl!mb Attraction Launches Internet Sales
    Purple People Bridge, Cincinnati
    Press release (Orlando, Fla.)
    17 January 2006

    Bridge upkeep crews sent 321 times in two years
    1954 Lincoln Highway Bridge, Jersey City, N.J.
    The Jersey Journal (Jersey City, N.J.)
    17 January 2006

    Flames destroy train trestle, trains rerouted to Salt Lake
    Union Pacific trestle, Yuma, Az.
    The Associated Press (Yuma, Az.)
    17 January 2006

    One-of-a-kind bridge rescue
    Stearns-truss bridge, Winamac, Ind. (picture, link)
    Herald Journal (Monticello, Ind.)
    17 January 2006

    Shoreham Bridge
    Shoreham Bridge, October 2005 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Shoreham and Lincoln receive federal grants
    Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge, Shoreham, Vt. (link)
    The Addison Independent (Middlebury, Vt.)
    16 January 2006

    Bridge out ... for a ride in KC
    1892 railroad truss bridge, Kansas City, Mo. (video, earlier article)
    Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
    16 January 2006

    Memorial Bridge
    Memorial Bridge, in a postcard view (SeacoastNH.com)

    Historic bridge to get lift $31m project planned for 2009
    Memorial lift bridge, Portsmouth, N.H. (link)
    The Boston Globe (Boston)
    15 January 2006

    City Wants to Part With Bridge That Links Bronx and Manhattan
    1901 Willis Avenue Bridge (link, pictures)
    The New York Times (New York)
    14 January 2006

    City, state debate the future of Van Buren Street Bridge
    1913 Pin-connect swing truss bridge, Corvallis, Ore. (link)
    Democrat-Herald (Albany, Ore.)
    14 January 2006

    New source establishes bridge's age
    1905 Sears Hill pedestrian truss bridge, Staunton, Va. (picture)
    The News Leader (Staunton, Va.)
    14 January 2006

    Bridgeton begins rebuilding project
    Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Bridgeton, Ind. (link)
    Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.)
    14 January 2006

    George Washington Bridge
    George Washington Bridge in 1978 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Bomb shields for the GWB
    George Washington Bridge, New York (HAER report)
    Daily News (New York)
    13 January 2006

    Troubled bridge to get fix-up
    1924 concrete-arch bridge, New Albany, Ind. (picture)
    The News Tribune (New Albany, Ind.)
    13 January 2006

    Historic bridge getting repairs
    Claycomb Covered Bridge, Bedford, Pa. (link)
    The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)
    12 January 2006

    Old Winters bridge reopening to walkers
    Vaca Valley Railroad truss bridge, Winters, Calif. (pictures)
    Daily Democrat (Woodland, Calif.)
    10 January 2006

    Port Angeles puts historical Eighth Street bridges up for sale
    Eighth Street timber trestles, Port Angeles, Wash.
    Peninsula Daily News (Port Angeles, Wash.)
    8 January 2006

    I-10, Another Victim of the Storm, Enjoys a Quick Rebirth
    Interstate 10 crossing of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
    The New York Times (New York)
    3 January 2006

    Ancient bridge still stands strong today
    12-arch Sangarius Bridge, constructed 553 A.D., Adapazari Province, Turkey (picture)
    Turkish Daily News (Ankara, Turkey)
    2 January 2006

    Donations for repair of bridge taking root
    Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Bridgeton, Ind. (link)
    The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis)
    2 January 2006

    Three more historic Okanagan railway trestles restored after '03 fire
    Myra Canyon trestles, Kettle Valley, British Columbia (link, pictures)
    KCNW-AM (Vancouver, British Columbia)
    2 January 2006

    Long list of bad bridges doesn't alarm PennDOT
    Pennsylvania bridges (picture)
    The Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
    1 January 2006

    Q-C gears up for railroad bridge's 150th anniversary
    First rail crossing of the Mississippi, between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Ill. (picture)
    Quad City Times (Davenport, Iowa)
    31 December 2005

    Body of 2nd plunge cop found
    1954 Lincoln Highway Bridge, Jersey City, N.J.
    Daily News (New York)
    30 December 2005

    Waldo-Hancock Bridge
    Waldo-Hancock Bridge in 1936 (George French)

    Waldo-Hancock Bridge name to be finalized by lawmakers
    New Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Maine (pictures)
    The Associated Press (Augusta, Me.)
    30 December 2005

    Bridge over I-70 collapses; section of highway closed
    Bridge over Interstate 70, South Brisbane Township, Pa.
    The Valley Independent (Monessen, Pa.)
    28 December 2005

    New span is moved into place in Flats
    West Third Street Lift Bridge, Cleveland
    The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
    23 December 2005

    Johnson Creek Covered Bridge faces same challenges as Goddard Bridge
    Johnson Creek Covered Bridge, Mount Olivet, Ky. (pictures, link)
    The Ledger Independent (Maysville, Ky.)
    22 December 2005

    Bridge ruled out as cause of train wreck
    Railroad bridge collapses after train derails, Marietta, Ohio (picture)
    Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio)
    21 December 2005

    Brooklyn Bridge
    Brooklyn Bridge in 1982 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Brooklyn Bridge Not Built for Crowds
    Brooklyn Bridge, New York (HAER record with excellent images)
    The Village Voice (New York)
    20 December 2005

    Old bridge drawing some interest after being put up for adoption
    1,058-foot 1954 truss bridge, Drayton, N.D. (link, earlier article)
    The Associated Press (Drayton, N.D.)
    20 December 2005

    Landmark spans time, falls
    1884 stone-arch bridge, Wappingers Falls, N.Y. (picture)
    Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
    18 December 2005

    East Span Taking Shape After Months of Delays, Millions Lost
    New Eastern span of San Francisco Bay Bridge (pictures)
    San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco)
    18 December 2005

    Fate of aging span is still up in the air
    1932 Maine Kennebec swing bridge, Richmond, Me. (picture)
    Portland Press Herald (Portland, Me.)
    15 December 2005

    Truck collapses 102-year-old bridge
    1903 bridge over Big Creek, Henry County, Iowa
    Mt. Pleasant News (Mt. Pleasant, Iowa)
    15 December 2005

    McDonough St. bridge reopens
    70-year-old lift bridge, Joliet, Ill.
    The Herald News (Joliet, Ill.)
    14 December 2005

    More bridge work in cards
    Pennsylvania bridges
    The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
    9 December 2005

    Bidwell Bar Bridge is 150 years old this month
    Original 1855 Bidwell Bar suspension bridge (link -- scroll down to No. 6)
    Oroville Mercury-Register (Oroville, Calif.)
    9 December 2005

    Historic landmark needs rehab
    1885 Mill Branch Covered Bridge, Barlow, Ohio (link)
    The Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio)
    9 December 2005

    Bridge collapses under big rig
    100-year-old truss bridge, Glenelg, Nova Scotia
    CBC (Toronto)
    9 December 2005

    Roddy Road: the bridge
    Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Thurmont, Md. (link)
    Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Va.)
    4 December 2005

    Old Drayton bridge to be put up for adoption
    1,058-foot 1954 truss bridge, Drayton, N.D.
    The Associated Press (Drayton, N.D.)
    2 December 2005

    Windsor covered bridge to lose status as Nation's longest
    Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, Cornish, N.H. (picture, link)
    Paddock Road Bridge, Springfield, Vt. (link)
    Rutland Herald (Rutland, Vt.)
    2 December 2005

    Junction Bridge Project Gets Another $3-Million
    1899 lift bridge, Little Rock (link with pictures)
    Arkansas Business.com (Little Rock)
    1 December 2005

    Historic bridge finds new home in Yorktown
    1926 pony-truss bridge, Yorktown, Ind. (picture)
    NewsLink Indiana (Muncie, Ind.)
    30 November 2005

    Foraker Bridge restoration complete
    Foraker Covered Bridge (link)
    The Times Leader (Martins Ferry, Ohio)
    30 November 2005

    Some Special Spans Will Just Disappear
    Bridge expert Eric Delony says more than half of historic bridges have been lost in past two decades (picture)
    Engineering News-Record (New York)
    28 November 2005

    Bridge collapse near Keota
    1920s pony-truss bridge, Keota, Iowa
    The Washington Evening Journal (Washington, Iowa)
    28 November 2005

    Mom, Dad, and the kids team up to put classic building kits back on the market
    Girder-and-panel building sets (link)
    The Boston Globe (Boston)
    27 November 2005

    State intends to give family historic bridge
    Three-span 1903 Craig Bridge, Near Helena, Mont.
    The Associated Press (Helena, Mont.)
    27 November 2005

    Tappan Zee Bridge inspection shows years of deterioration
    (link)
    The Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.)
    27 November 2005

    Granite Falls weighs future of pedestrian bridge linking east and west
    1935 pedestrian suspension bridge, Granite Falls, Minn. (pictures)
    West Central Tribune (Willmar, Minn.)
    25 November 2005

    River bridge nominated for historical register
    1933 Parker through-truss bridge over the Ouachita River, Arkadelphia, Ark. (link)
    Daily Siftings Herald (Arkadelphia, Ark.)
    25 November 2005

    Old span to reopen with new look
    1904 Raytown Road trestle, Raytown, Mo. (picture)
    The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
    24 November 2005

    Ohio engineer bridges past and present
    Profile of Ohio covered-bridge designer John Smolen
    USA Today (McLean, Va.)
    24 November 2005

    N. Albany trestle project lands more federal cash
    Wooden railroad trestle, North Albany, Ore.
    The Corvallis Times (Corvallis, Ore.)
    23 November 2005

    Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review Announces Nominations (scroll down)
    1925 lattice-truss bridge, north fork of the Solomon River, Lenora, Kan. (link)
    Press release
    22 November 2005

    Village bridge the first by engineering giant
    1829 bridge in Saughall Massie, England, by Thomas Brassey (picture)
    Liverpool Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
    21 November 2005

    Old Seven Mile Bridge could close
    Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys (HAER report)
    The Miami Herald (Miami)
    20 November 2005

    Don't look down and you'll be fine (scroll down)
    Plan to allow bridge climbs on Purple People Bridge, Cincinnati (link)
    The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis)
    20 November 2005

    Historical structures unable to withstand flooding
    Two stone-arch bridges in New Hampshire
    The Associated Press (Walpole, N.H.)
    18 November 2005

    Vera Cruz bridge
    Vera Cruz bridge, 1974 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Engineers Discourage Moving Vera Cruz Landmark Bridge to Bluffton
    1887 Double-intersection Pratt-Whipple truss, Wabash River, Wells County, Ind. (HAER report, earlier article)
    The News-Banner ( Bluffton, Ind.)
    18 November 2005

    Mayor Bloomberg Announces City Acquires High Line From CSX Transportation
    The High Line, Manhattan (link)
    Press release (New York)
    17 November 2005

    Drivers rejoice, friends reunite as bridge reopens
    Stillwater Lift Bridge, Stillwater, Minn. (link, pictures)
    Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
    9 November 2005

      Bridging a big gap
      Stillwater Lift Bridge, Stillwater, Minn.
      Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
      8 November 2005

    Park Avenue Bridge is re-opened
    1904 concrete-arch bridge, Essex County, New Jersey (picture)
    Vailsburg Leader (Union, N.J.)
    9 November 2005

    Historic bridges listed
    Oregon coastal highway bridges
    The News Guard (Lincoln City, Ore.)
    9 November 2005

    Drawbridge tender getting ready to leave river
    Swing-span railroad bridge, Decatur, Ala. (picture)
    The Decatur Daily (Decatur, Ala.)
    6 November 2005

    South Park Bridge on last legs
    75-year-old bascule drawbridge, Duwamish River, Seattle (picture)
    West Seattle Herald (Seattle)
    5 November 2005

    DOT: Comstock Bridge needs complete overhaul
    Comstock Covered Bridge, East Hampton, Conn. (link)
    The Middletown Press (Middletown, Conn.)
    5 November 2005

    Bollman Bridge
    Bollman Bridge, Meyersdale, Pa., August 2004 (Lawrence Biemiller)

    Allegheny Highlands Trail ready for use again
    1871 Bollman Bridge, Meyersdale, Pa. (pictures, HAER report)
    Daily American (Somerset, Pa.)
    4 November 2005

    Damaged 1842 bridge repaired, revived
    Hammond Covered Bridge, Pittsford, Vt. (link)
    The Rutland Herald (Rutland, Vt.)
    3 November 2005

    Two County Spans Almost Famous
    Connecticut's longest open-spandrel bridge, Cornwall Bridge, Conn.
    The Litchfield County Times ( New Milford, Conn.)
    3 November 2005

    Southampton bridge to reopen
    98-year-old steel-truss bridge, Mount Holly, N.J. (picture)
    Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.)
    3 November 2005

    Explaining Why the Millennium Bridge Wobbled
    Millennium Bridge, London (picture)
    Science Daily (Chevy Chase, Md.)
    3 November 2005

    Historic Denton bridges up for adoption
    King Bridge Company bridges in Denton County, Texas (picture)
    North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.)
    2 November 2005

    Bridge to connect Union Station, Freight House
    1892 railroad truss bridge, Kansas City, Mo. (picture)
    The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
    2 November 2005

    One-lane Hana Highway bridges may be restored
    One-lane Hana Highway bridges, Maui, Hawaii (picture, link)
    The Maui News (Maui, Hi.)
    1 November 2005

    Whitewater Bridge
    Whitewater Bridge in 1995 (Joe Elliott, HAER)

    Historic bridge to be moved back home
    Single span of seven-span 1872 Whitewater Creek railroad bridge, Bernard, Iowa (HAER report)
    The Associated Press (Dubuque, Iowa)
    29 October 2005

    Building of 1,400-year-old Bridge to Be Celebrated
    Anji Bridge, Hebei Province, China (picture)
    China Radio International (Beijing)
    28 October 2005

    Oldest bridge in Limestone unsafe
    1888 Sugar Creek truss bridge, Lester, Ala. (picture)
    The Decatur Daily (Decatur, Ala.)
    26 October 2005

    Queensboro Bridge
    Queensboro Bridge in the 1970s (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Smoky Fire Closes Queensboro Bridge
    Queensboro Bridge, New York (HAER report)
    The New York Times (New York)
    18 October 2005

    Spokane Bridge Reopens With its Old Look
    1910 Monroe Street Bridge, Spokane, Wash. (picture)
    Preservation (Washington)
    17 October 2005

    New bridge being built in old style
    Replacement for 1925 concrete-girder Division Street Bridge, Pontiac, Ill.
    Daily Leader (Pontiac, Ill.)
    17 October 2005

    Riegelsville residents fear bridge may alter town
    One-lane bridge over Delaware Canal, Riegelsville, Pa.
    The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
    17 October 2005

    Warning: Air Cannons Used To Scare Birds Off Bridge
    Lift bridge, Portland, Ore. (picture)
    KOIN-TV (Portland, Ore.)
    17 October 2005

    The Narrows' place in suspension-bridge building
    New Tacoma Narrows bridge, Tacoma, Wash. (link)
    The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)
    17 October 2005

    Butt Bridge project to end controversy
    1914 Butt Memorial Bridge, Augusta, Ga. (picture, link)
    The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, Ga.)
    16 October 2005

    Gone in the blink of an eye
    Old Four Bears Bridge, New Town, N.D. (picture, link)
    Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, N.D.)
    15 October 2005

    Bridge safety fence should not be put to city referendum
    Memorial Bridge, Augusta, Me. (link)
    Kennebec Journal (Augusta, Me.)
    14 October 2005

    Swing Bridge repairs progressing
    1913 East Haddam Swing Bridge, East Haddam, Conn. (link)
    The Middletown Press (Middletown, Conn.)
    13 October 2005

    Swollen river delays lift bridge work
    Stillwater Lift Bridge, Stillwater, Minn. (link, pictures)
    Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
    12 October 2005

    War Eagle Bridge
    War Eagle Bridge in 1998 (Louise T. Haft, HAER)

    County Awaits Results Of War Eagle Bridge Study
    1907 War Eagle through-truss bridge, War Eagle, Ark. (picture, HAER report)
    The Morning News (Springdale, Ark.)
    12 October 2005

    Firm sells wood from historic trestle
    Dismantled Ogden-Lucin Cutoff trestle, Great Salt Lake, Utah (HAER report)
    The Associated Press (Blackfoot, Idaho)
    12 October 2005

    Future of 90-year-old bridge in limbo
    Last steel-truss bridge in Leavenworth County, Kansas
    The Mirror (Tonganoxie, Kan.)
    12 October 2005

    Lovers Leap Bridge
    Lover's Leap Bridge, 1984 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Lovers Leap Bridge renovation: Making progress
    1895 Lover's Leap lenticular-truss bridge, New Milford, Conn. (picture, link, HAER report )
    The News-Times (Danbury, Conn.)
    12 October 2005

    Parke County to replace covered bridge
    Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Bridgeton, Ind. (link)
    The Associated Press (Bridgeton, Ind.)
    11 October 2005

    Governor assesses flood damage
    Two-arch stone bridge, Walpole, N.H.
    The Associated Press (Concord, N.H.)
    11 October 2005

    County seeks to build longest covered bridge in U.S.
    Proposed bridge, Ashtabula County, Ohio
    The Associated Press (Ashtabula, Ohio)
    8 October 2005

    Winters readies bridge for foot, bike traffic
    1906 steel truss bridge, Winters, Calif. (picture)
    Daily Republic (Fairfield, Calif.)
    8 October 2005

    Historic bridge restored
    1928 bowstring arch bridge, Churchville, Ontario (picture)
    The Brampton Guardian (Brampton, Ontario)
    7 October 2005

    Restored bridge highlights Algonquin Mill festival
    1893 pony-truss bridge, Carrollton, (picture)
    The Repository (Canton, Ohio)
    5 October 2005

    County: Inwood bridge must go
    1899 truss bridge, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
    Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pa.)
    5 October 2005

    Swing bridge breaks, halts traffic
    Matagorda barge-type swing bridge, Matagorda, Tex. (picture, barge-type swing bridges link)
    The Bay City Tribune (Bay City, Tex.)
    5 October 2005

    Bridges to the past
    Covered bridges, Preble County, Ohio (link)
    Dayton Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
    4 October 2005

    Hamlet to get its bridge back
    1912 lift bridge over the Erie Canal, Adams Basin, N.Y. (picture)
    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
    4 October 2005

    Plans reviewed for Tioga Bridge facelift
    1890 two-span Whipple-truss bridge, Monticello, Ind. (picture -- scroll down and click on "White County Tioga Bridge")
    Herald Journal (Monticello, Ind.)
    4 October 2005

    Weddle Bridge closes
    Weddle covered bridge, Sweet Home, Ore. (link)
    Albany Herald-Democrat (Albany, Ore.)
    28 October 2005

    County: Two bridges better than one
    Plan to rebuilder Risser Mill covered bridge, Mount Joy, Pa. (link)
    The Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, Pa.)
    28 October 2005

    So. Bristol Residents Rally to Save the Swing Bridge
    Busy 1930 swing bridge over the Gut, South Bristol, Me.
    The Lincoln County News (Damariscotta, Me.)
    28 September 2005

    Bridge span down in blaze of glory
    Old Four Bears Bridge, New Town, N.D. (picture, link)
    Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, N.D.)
    27 September 2005

    Old Appleton gets new bridge
    1879 truss bridge, Appleton, Mo. (link)
    Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
    24 September 2005

    Rebuilding Timeline Discussed
    Gulf Coast bridge reconstruction
    WLBT-TV (Jackson, Miss.)
    23 September 2005

    XXX
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, left, with 1959 neighbor (William Hall, HAER)

    Carquinez Bridge back in use
    1927 Carquinez Bridge, Vallejo, Calif. (picture, HAER report)
    Daily Republic (Fairfield, Calif.)
    22 September 2005

    State offers to give away historic bridge
    1933 bridge, Hazard, Perry County, Ky.
    The Associated Press (Hazard, Ky.)
    22 September 2005

    Commissioners agree to trade county land to gain historic trestle
    1883 trestle featured on R.E.M. album "Murmur" (link)
    Athens Banner-Herald (Athens, Ga.)
    22 September 2005

    Rail trail now becomes more than a dream
    Refurbished wrought-iron railroad bridge, Assabet River, Marlborough, Mass.
    Hudson Sun (Hudson, Mass)
    22 September 2005

    County closes bridge
    106-year-old Cavanaugh through-truss bridge, Muscatatuck River, Indiana
    The Tribune (Seymour, Ind.)
    21 September 2005

    Preserving bridges to county's past
    Bridges of Humboldt County, Calif. (Berta's Ranch Road bridge, Zane's Road bridge)
    The Times-Standard (Eureka, Calif.)
    21 September 2005

    Bridge up for adoption
    1894 King Bridge Co. Williams Street pony-truss ridge, west of Helena, Mont. (picture)
    Independent Record (Helena, Mont.)
    20 September 2005

    Blaine Bridge
    Blaine Bridge (HABS/HAER)

    Blaine Bridge carries hopes
    Blaine Bridge, National Road, Blaine, Ohio (link, HABS/HAER record)
    The Times Leader (Martin's Ferry, Ohio)
    19 September 2004

    Historic bridge reopens after nearly three years
    1911 Monroe Street concrete-arch bridge, Spokane, Wash. (link)
    The Associate Press (Spokane, Wash.)
    19 September 2005

    Fargo plans to transform historic bridge
    1920 bridge over Shayenne River, Fargo, N.D.
    The Associated Press (Fargo, N.D.)
    19 September 2005

    Repairing rails in the Gulf Coast
    Railroad lines and bridges along the Gulf Coast (picture)
    Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.)
    18 September 2005

    Aerial Lift Bridge
    Aerial Lift Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Man lives on as voice of bridge
    Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minn. (link, HAER report)
    Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
    18 September 2005

    Two bridges, two lifelines
    Bourne Bridge and Sagamore Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts (link)
    Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, Mass.)
    17 September 2005

    One old bridge, four options
    Sewalls Falls Bridge (picture in earlier article)
    Concord Monitor (Concord, N.H.)
    16 September 2005

    Delay In Reopening Stillwater Bridge To Boats
    Stillwater Lift Bridge, Stillwater, Minn. (picture, link, pictures)
    The Associated Press (Stillwater, Minn.)
    16 September 2005

    Main Street boasts state's oldest bridge
    1860 Main Street stone-arch bridge, Napa, Calif. (picture)
    Napa Valley Register (Napa, Calif.)
    15 September 2005

    Aging bridge repaired and re-opened to 2-way traffic
    Checkered House Bridge, Richmond, N.H.
    Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vt.)
    15 September 2005

    Money raised for 7th Street Bridge renovation
    Seventh Street Bridge, Bartlesville, Okla.
    Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise (Bartlesville, Okla.)
    14 September 2005

    Jackson Bridge may have historical importance
    Timber highway bridge, Rupert, Idaho
    The Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho)
    14 September 2005

    Peru plans to repair iron bridge
    Iron bridge over the Eel River, Denver, Ind. (may be this bridge?)
    The Associated Press (Peru, Ind.)
    13 September 2005

    Poughkeepsie Bridge
    Poughkeepsie Bridge, 1978 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Hudson walkway gets grant
    1889 Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge (picture, HAER report)
    Times Herald-Record (Middletown, N.Y.)
    13 September 2005

    Blaine Bridge
    Blaine Bridge (HAER)

    Blaine Bridge Work Complete
    1828 Blaine Bridge, National Road, Blaine, Ohio (link, HAER record)
    Wheeling News-Register (Wheeling, W.Va.)
    12 September 2005

    McGilvray Road Bridge No. 1
    McGilvray Road Bridge No. 1 in 1987 (Martin Stupich, HAER)

    Spanning Centuries
    McGilvray Bridges, Holland, Wisc. (link)
    Holmen Courier (West Salem, Wisc.)
    9 September 2005

    Alaska's $223-Million 'Bridge to Nowhere' Envied in U.S. Northwest
    New bridge for 50-person Gravina Island, Alaska
    Bloomberg.com (New York)
    2 September 2005

    King County opens new Elliott Bridge
    93-year-old Elliot bridge replaced, King County, Wash. (link)
    Press release, King County Department of Transportation (Seattle)
    1 September 2005

    Officials say it's hard to predict how local bridges would hold up
    Bridges of Hampton Roads, Va.
    The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)
    1 September 2005

    Authorities reopen bridge struck by errant oil rig
    Cochrane-Africatown USA Bridge, Mobile, Ala. (picture)
    Mobile Register (Mobile, Ala.)
    31 August 2005

    Norfolk Southern Post-Katrina Operations Returning to Normal
    Lake Pontchartrain rail trestle, New Orleans
    Press release, Norfolk Southern (Norfolk, Va.)
    31 August 2005

    Kinzua Viaduct
    Kinzua Viaduct, 1971 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Public Meeting Scheduled To Address Kinzua Bridge State Park Improvements
    Kinzua Viaduct, near Mount Jewett, Pa. (HAER report, foundation site)
    Press release, Pa. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Harrisburg, Pa.)
    30 August 2005

    Tapps Ford bridge will reopen next May (scroll down)
    1882 Tapps Ford Road bridge, Rappahannock-Fauquier County line, Virginia
    Fauquier Times-Democrat (Warrenton, Va.)
    30 August 2005

    Coast Guard Says It Won't Stop Bid to Shield Bridge
    99-year-old Brightman Street Bridge, Fall River, Mass. (unusual link, earlier article)
    The Boston Globe (Boston)
    28 August 2005

    XXX
    Construction of the Bismarck Bridge, c. 1882 (HAER)

    Tracking importance of railroad bridge engineer
    1883 Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge, Bismarck, N.D. (interesting link, brief HAER report)
    Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, N.D.)
    28 August 2005

    Creaky old bridge cries out for a fix
    1905 deck truss, Portland, Ore.
    Portland Tribune (Portland, Ore.)
    26 August 2005

    Southport Bridge Work Nearly Half Done
    1939 Southport Swing Bridge, Southport Island, Me. (link)
    Boothbay Register (Boothbay, Me.)
    25 August 2005

    Replacement bridge design is chosen
    Bascule bridge will replace Alfred A. Cunningham swing span, New Bern, N.C. (link)
    Sun Journal (New Bern, N.C.)
    25 August 2005

    Delaware County looks to sell historic bridge
    1888 Sherwoods Bridge, Delhi, N.Y. (2001 article)
    The Daily Star (Oneonta, N.Y.)
    23 August 2005

    Bridge over Calumet river demolished
    Industrial bridge, Calumet City, Ill.
    Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, Ill.)
    23 August 2005

    Mead Avenue Bridge
    Mead Avenue Bridge in 1972 (Jack E. Boucher, HAER)

    Old bridge hits turning point
    Extremely unusual 1871/1912 Mead Avenue Bridge, Meadville, Pa. (picture, HAER report)
    Erie Times-News (Erie, Pa.)
    22 August 2005

    Pedestrian bridge in works
    1920s railroad trestle refurbished for pedestrians, Blackford, Ky. (picture)
    Evansville Courier & Press (Evansville, Ind.)
    22 August 2005

    Hadley Parabolic Bridge
    Hadley Parabolic Bridge, 1974 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Rebar Ordered for Historic Bow Bridge Restoration Project
    1885 Hadley Parabolic Bridge, Hadley, N.Y. (earlier article, HAER report)
    Press release (Dallas, Tex.)
    22 August 2005

    Historic bridge getting a unique replacement
    Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Maine (pictures)
    The Associated Press (Verona Island, Me.)
    21 August 2005

    Aerial Lift Bridge
    Aerial Lift Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    City throws party for bridge
    Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minn. (link, HAER report)
    Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn.)
    21 August 2005

    New $15M Reservoir Bridge reopening to Rt. 202 traffic
    1895 Washington Street bridge, Parsippany, N.J.
    Daily Record (Parsippany, N.J.)
    20 August 2005

    New span done, old one to be torn down
    Demolition plan for 1960's drawbridge, Clearwater, Fla.
    St. Petersburg Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
    20 August 2005

    Bridge group launches $1-million pledge drive
    73-year-old railroad lift bridge, Boonville, Mo. (picture in earlier article)
    The Associated Press (Jefferson City, Mo.)
    20 August 2005

    Possible rebirth for old railroad bridge
    Abandoned railroad bridge, Kauai County, Hawaii (picture)
    The Garden Island (Lihu'e, Hi.)
    20 August 2005

    Big Four Bridge
    Big Four Bridge, 1975 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Jeff taking 1st step on Big Four walkway
    Big Four Railroad Bridge, Louisville, Ky. (picture, link)
    The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
    20 August 2005

    Paint coming for unsightly trestle
    Norfolk Southern overpass, Greenville, N.C.
    The Daily Reflector (Greenville, N.C.)
    20 August 2005

    Bridge safety a fear
    Fox River bridges of Oshkosh, Wisc.
    Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisc.)
    20 August 2005

    Slate-filled truck falls through bridge
    78-year-old steel-truss bridge near Duncannon, Pa.
    The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)
    19 August 2005

    A High Level conundrum
    1849 High Level Bridge, River Tyne, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (link)
    The Journal (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
    19 August 2005

    Section of the El will close again
    Market-Frankford Subway-Elevated Line, Philadelphia (link)
    The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia)
    19 August 2005

    One huge arch
    Architect Raphael Viñoly proposes arch bridge for U. of Arizona, Tucson (picture)
    Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)
    19 August 2005

    Security gates for bridges, tunnels face further delays
    Security plans for major Virginia bridges
    The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)
    18 August 2005

    The High Bridge
    Postcard view of the High Bridge (High Bridge Postcard Collection)

    Reviving historic High Bridge
    1877/1911 High Bridge, Lexington, Ky. (sidebar, link)
    Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.)
    17 August 2005

    County's covered bridge will get needed facelift
    1883 Plummber Creek Covered Bridge, Greene County, Ind. (link)
    Linton Daily Citizen (Linton, Ind.)
    17 August 2005

    New bridge spans gap for Cambridge City walkers
    Pedestrian suspension bridge, Cambridge City, Ind. (picture)
    The Palladium-Item (Richmond, Ind.)
    17 August 2005

    Key piece in place for bridge
    Fourth Street lift bridge, San Francisco (picture, excellent link)
    The Examiner (San Francisco)
    16 August 2005

    Spa Creek Bridge gets purple, olive green paint job
    Annapolis, Md., plans to makes its bridges like no other city's (picture)
    The Capital (Annapolis, Md.)
    16 August 2005

    Historic Buskirk Covered Bridge damaged
    Buskirk Covered Bridge, Buskirk, N.Y> (picture)
    Bennington Banner (Bennington, Vt.)
    16 August 2005

    Roebling Suspension Bridge
    Roebling Suspension Bridge, 1987 (William Gun Johnson, HAER)

    Bridge signs pay tribute to John A. Roebling
    1867 Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati (picture, HAER report)
    The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati)
    16 August 2005

    Future of Bridge in Beaver in Question
    1949 Golden Gate Bridge, White River, Beaver, Ark. (picture)
    The Morning News (Springdale, Ark.)
    15 August 2005

    Poughkeepsie Bridge
    Poughkeepsie Bridge, 1978 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

    Ready to span the river
    1889 Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge (picture, HAER report)
    Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
    14 August 2005

    Renewed call to raze the Skyway
    1955 Buffalo Skyway (link, another link)
    Buffalo Business First (Buffalo, N.Y.)
    11 August 2005

    Lovers Leap Bridge
    Lover's Leap Bridge, 1984 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Lover's Leap Bridge restoration on track
    1895 Lover's Leap lenticular-truss bridge, New Milford, Conn. (picture, link, HAER report )
    The New Milford Spectrum (New Milford, Conn.)
    11 August 2005

    Crowd flocks to hearing on Bostick bridge
    Truss bridge, Bostick Road, Allen County, Indiana
    The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
    11 August 2005

    Hillary hikes on the High Line and hooks up $18 million for it
    The High Line, Manhattan (link)
    The Villager (New York)
    11 August 2005

    Quake safety work on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge almost complete
    Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, California (link)
    Marin Independent Journal (Novato, Calif.)
    11 August 2005

    'Rite of passage' ending with rail bridge's removal
    1969 through-truss railroad bridge, Skykomish River, Wash. (picture)
    The Seattle Times (Seattle)
    10 August 2005

    Old bridge under study and repair
    Checkered House bridge, Richmond, Vt. (link)
    Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vt.)
    10 August 2005

    Aging I-74 bridge gets federal funding for replacement
    Twin-span suspension bridges, Moline, Ill., to Bettendorf, Iowa (picture)
    The Associated Press (Bettendorf, Iowa)
    9 August 2005

    Troubled Bridge Over Water
    1890 Griggstown Causeway pony-truss, Franklin, N.J. (picture)
    Courier News (Bridgewater, N.J.)
    9 August 2005

    Stuck bridge causes rift between shipping, state officials
    80-year-old Northwest Fifth Street drawbridge, Miami (earlier article)
    The Miami Herald (Miami)
    8 August 2005

    Bridge is a historic gateway
    1919 Yallow River Bridge, Plymouth, Ind. (picture)
    South Bend Tribune (South Bend, Ind.)
    7 August 2005

    A city pins its hopes on face-lift for a bridge
    Lowell Covered Bridge, Lowell, Ore. (link)
    The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
    7 August 2005

    New sites considered for covered bridge that collapsed
    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge, Salem, Ala. (link)
    Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus, Ga.)
    7 August 2005

    Bridge itself a landmark
    1980 Zehnder's covered bridge, Frankenmuth, Mich. (link)
    The Saginaw News (Saginaw, Mich.)
    7 August 2005

    McKinley Bridge in 1910
    McKinley Bridge under construction in 1910 (Library of Congress)

    Wooden railroad trestle catches fire during demolition
    Approach to 1910 McKinley Bridge, Venice, Ill. (link)
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis)
    6 August 2005

    Camino Real Bridge to remain; rehabilitation planned for 2006
    1939 Geist Bridge, Camino Real, Boca Raton, Fla.
    Boca Raton News (Boca Raton, Fla.)
    6 August 2005

    Grays River blesses bridge
    Grays River Covered Bridge, Grays River, Wash. (link)
    The Daily News (Longview, Wash.)
    6 August 2005

    Local bridges receive routine checkups
    New York bridges (picture)
    The Evening Tribune (Hornell, N.Y.)
    5 August 2005

    Covered bridge closes to traffic
    Bell Covered Bridge, Barlow, Ohio (picture, link)
    Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio)
    5 August 2005

    Progress over Fitch Bridge
    107-year-old Fitch Bridge, Groton, Mass. (Do you have more information about this bridge?)
    Grotonlandmark.com (Groton, Mass.)
    5 August 2005

    Police Investigate Failed Attempt To Burn Historic Bridge
    Oakalla Covered Bridge, Putnam County, Indiana (pictures, link)
    WRTV-TV (Indianapolis)
    4 August 2005

    They've got surveillance covered in Madison County
    Covered bridges, Madison County, Iowa (picture, Iowa State U. press release)
    USA Today (McLean, Va.)
    4 August 2005

    Funds Approved For Housatonic Bridge
    Replacement for bridge on 1919 Stevenson Dam, Stevenson, Conn. (picture, link)
    The Newtown Bee (Newtown, Conn.)
    4 August 2005



    LICK CREEK BRIDGE


    With new Four Bears Bridge, old one will be demolished
    Four Bears Bridge, New Town, N.D. (link)
    The Associated Press (New Town, N.D.)
    3 August 2005

    South Bristol Residents Heated Over Bridge Proposal
    Busy swing bridge over the Gut, South Bristol, Me. (picture)
    The Lincoln County News (Damariscotta, Me.)
    3 August 2005

      Bridge may go out swinging
      Busy swing bridge over the Gut, South Bristol, Me. (excellent pictures)
      Portland Press Herald (Portland, Me.)
      29 July 2005

    Stockton bridge slated for repairs
    1927 six-span Warren-truss Centre Bridge-Stockton bridge, Stockton, N.J. (link)
    The Beacon (Hopewell, N.J.)
    3 August 2005

    St. Johns Bridge
    St. Johns Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

    Cyclists feeling left out on new and 'improved' St. Johns Bridge
    1932 St. Johns Bridge, Portland, Ore. (HAER report)
    Willamette Week (Portland, Ore.)
    3 August 2005

    Bridge gets new life as blockade
    99-year-old Brightman Street Bridge, Fall River, Mass. (unusual link)
    The Standard-Times (New Bedford, Mass.)
    3 August 2005

    The bridges of Atchison County
    1937 Amelia Earhart Bridge over the Missouri River, Atchison, Kan. (link)
    Atchison Daily Globe (Atchison, Kan.)
    2 August 2005

    Saving bridge no small feat
    1950 Jackson Bridge, Rupert, Idaho (picture, link)
    The Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho)
    2 August 2005

    Town wants pair of MBTA bridges replaced
    Railroad bridges, Walpole, Mass. (picture)
    Daily News Transcript (Needham, Mass.)
    2 August 2005

    Forth Rail Bridge
    Postcard view of Forth Rail Bridge (Heriot Watt University)

    A riveting sight
    Forth Rail Bridge, Firth of Forth, Scotland (picture, link, another link)
    The Scotsman (Edinburgh)
    1 August 2005

    Parks Department gets grant to move bridge
    1898 Fredericksburg Road bridge over the Blue River, Indiana (link)
    The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis)
    1 August 2005

    Restoration bridges the past and present
    1885 King Iron Bridge Company East Chilhowie Street bridge, Marion, Va. (link)
    The Roanoke Times (Roanoke, Va.)
    1 August 2005

    Road bill includes funds to revamp Grand bridge
    Grand Boulevard bridge, St. Louis (picture, images of old bridge)
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis)
    1 August 2005

    July 2005 archive

    Assembled somewhat irregularly by Lawrence Biemiller, with help from the lovely and talented Google news-search engine.