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April 2003 archive

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County Seeks to Preserve Rare Bridge
1875 Massillon Bridge Co. bowstring truss
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
30 April 2003

Butler City Wants Old Look for New Viaduct
Main Street Viaduct, Butler, Pa. (link)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)
30 April 2003

Clampers Honor Tehama Bridge
Old Tehama Railroad Bridge
Red Bluff Daily News (Red Bluff, Calif.)
30 April 2003

Old Lanier Bridge Begins To Come Down
Old Sidney Lanier Lift Bridge (link)
WJXT TV (Jacksonville, Fla.)
29 April 2003

West 6th Bridge Not Alone in Age
West 6th Avenue Viaduct (picture)
Denver Post (Denver)
29 April 2003

Hundreds Get Help Crossing Span
Delaware Memorial Bridge (link)
The News Journal (WIlmington, Del.)
29 April 2003

Metroparks Agrees to ODOT Request for Bridge Review
New cable-stayed pedestrian bridges
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
28 April 2003

Building the Span's Tower Will Be No Easy Task
New Bay Bridge
Oakland Tribune (Oakland, Calif.)
28 April 2003

Weekly Road Report
"... Gibson's Covered Bridge at Harmony Hill Road in East Bradford is closed and under repair by the county from hurricane flood damage."
Gibson's Covered Bridge/Harmony Hill Bridge (link)
Daily Local News (Chester, Pa.)
27 April 2003

Some Wary of Restoring Bridge
Goddard-White Bridge (link)
The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
27 April 2003

Bridge Work Expected to Go Smoothly
New truss bridge over rail yard (picture)
New Haven Register (New Haven, Conn.)
26 April 2003

Purple Will Be All the Rage at Daylong "People Bridge" Party
Former L&N Railroad Bridge (picture in previous story)
Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
26 April 2003

City Fire Crews to Clean Drawbridge
Bascule bridge over Grand River
Grand Haven Tribune (Grand Haven, Mich.)
26 April 2003

The Bridges of Hampshire County
Seven old bridges being reconstructed at the U. of Massachusetts (picture)
The Campus Chronicle. (U. of Massachusetts at Amherst)
25 April 2003

Camera Catches Port Chester Crashes
Metro North overpass, Port Chester
The Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.)
25 April 2003

Grand Jury to Hear Burning Case
Teegarden Centennial Covered Bridge (link)
The Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio)
25 April 2003

Purple Reigns During the Opening of Newport Bridge
Former L&N Railroad Bridge (picture)
The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
25 April 2003

Planners Recommend Arch Bridge to Span Treat
Proposed Bridge, Martinez, Calif.
The Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
24 April 2003

Crawfordsville Road Closes Next Week for Bridge Work
Crawfordsville Road Railroad Overpass
The Hendricks County Flyer (Avon, Ind.)
24 April 2003

Transport Agency to Discuss Purchase of Old Rail Line
Union Pacific bridges between Castroville and Seaside, Calif.
The Monterey County Herald (Monterey, Calif.)
24 April 2003

Fair St. Louis Expands Across the River
Eads Bridge (link)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis)
23 April 2003

Secrets of Brunel's Bridge Revealed
Bristol Suspension Bridge (picture)
BBC News (London)
23 April 2003

Newfield Bridge Project Awaiting County OK
Newfield Bowstring Bridge (picture)
The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, N.Y.)
23 April 2003

Postcard from the Road
Waco Suspension Bridge (sports section story; link)
The Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Tex.)
23 April 2003

Bridge move spells delays
Cross Keys Swing Bridge
The Eastern Daily Press (Norwich, England)
22 April 2003

Iowa DOT to Discuss Replacing, Improving Black Hawk Bridge
Black Hawk Bridge
La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, Wisc.)
22 April 2003

Postcard from the Road
"Top 10 bridges in metropolitan areas with American League teams, in ascending authority" (sports-section story)
The Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Tex.)
21 April 2003

A Florida Bridge With Color and Style
Broadway Bridge (pictures)
The Buffalo News (Buffalo, N.Y.)
20 April 2003

Meet the Purple People Bridge
Former L&N Railroad Bridge (picture)
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
20 April 2003

Taft Heaps Praise on Licking County
Gallman Bridge (picture, link)
The Advocate (Newark, Ohio)
20 April 2003

County Has No Plans to Re-Cover Damaged Bridge
Wilson-Lawton Bridge
The Observer-Reporter (Washington, Pa.)
19 April 2003

Lost River Bridge Expands Options
New bow truss bridge
Park City Daily News (Bowling Green, Ky.)
19 April 2003

Massive Plan to Develop Docks
Six bridges at Liverpool's South Docks (picture)
The Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
17 April 2003

Newfield Allocates $30K for Pedestrian Bridge
Newfield Bowstring Bridge (picture)
The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, N.Y.)
17 April 2003

100th Birthday of Sycamore Trestle Along Bicentennial Trail Celebrated
Sycamore Trestle (picture)
The Ashland City Times (Ashland City, Tenn.)
17 April 2003

PennDOT: Gulph Road Bridge Has Outlived Lifespan
Gulph Road Bridge
Suburban and Wayne Times (Wayne, Pa.)
17 April 2003

Board Votes to Support Building New Sturgeon Bay Bridge
Michigan Street Bridge (Truss/Scherzer rolling lift; link)
Green Bay Press-Gazette (Green Bay, Wisc.)
16 April 2003

Community Forum Talks Over Lanesboro Issues
Coffee Street Bridge (picture)
The Republican-Leader (Preston, Minn.)
16 April 2003

Norridgewock Could Have Decision on Concrete Bridge by Month's End
Norridgewock concrete-arch bridge
Morning Sentinel (Waterville, Me.)
16 April 2003

Historic Bridge's Span to End?
Union Pacific bridge over Pickering Avenue (picture)
The Whittier Daily News (Whittier, Calif.)
15 April 2003

73-Year-Old Albert Gallatin Bridge to Be Replaced
Albert Gallatin Bridge
The Observer-Reporter (Washington, Pa.)
15 April 2003

Teen Reportedly Confesses to Burning Covered Bridge
Teegarden Centennial Covered Bridge (link)
Morning Journal (Lisbon, Ohio)
14 April 2003

Endom Bridge Set to Open in Next Few Weeks
Endom Bridge (picture)
The News-Star (Monroe, La.)
13 April 2003

Construction Begins on Imola Avenue Maxwell Bridge Replacement
Maxwell Bridge (link)
Napa Valley Register (Napa, Cal)
12 April 2003

Board suspends fate of Bowstring Bridge
Newfield Bowstring Bridge (picture)
The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, N.Y.)
11 April 2003

Expert: Ontario Bridge a Hazard
Rock Road Bridge
News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio)
11 April 2003

Board Meeting to Discuss Newfield Bowstring Bridge
Newfield Bowstring Bridge (picture)
The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, N.Y.)
10 April 2003

Bridge Spans Years of History
Mossington Bridge, Georgina, Ontario (link)
Georgina Advocate (Georgina, Ontario)
10 April 2003

Bond Would Pay for Bridge Repair
Pedestrian bridge, Skowhegan, Me. (picture)
Morning Sentinel (Waterville, Me.)
10 April 2003

Couple Marries on Brunswick Bridge Just Hours Before Opening Ceremony
Sidney Lanier Bridge (link)
Old Sidney Lanier Lift Bridge (link)
The Associated Press (Brunswick, Ga.)
9 April 2003

An Engineer Calls a "Dinky" Railroad Bridge Unsound
Swing bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal (picture)
The Princeton Packet (Princeton, N.J.)
8 April 2003

Bids Opened on Repairs to Rice Bridge
Rice Bridge
The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
8 April 2003

Bridge "Must Go"
Viaduct Bridge in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England (picture)
Cambridge Evening News (Cambridge, England)
8 April 2003

City Moves to Protect Bridge
Bridge 140 (link)
Greensburg Daily News (Greensburg, Ind.)
8 April 2003

Kinzua Bridge Viaduct Restoration Draws Crowds to See History in Making
Kinzua Viaduct (link)
The Times Herald (Olean, N.Y.)
6 April 2003

It's Old, Ugly, Rickety -- and Absolutely Worth Saving
Murray Morgan Bridge (link)
The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)
6 April 2003

Funding Will Help Refurbish Bridge
Newton Falls Covered Bridge (link)
The Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio)
6 April 2003

Repair, Replacement Work on Bridges Under Way
Truss bridges, Washington County, Ark. (picture)
The Morning News (Springdale, Ark.)
4 April 2003

3rd Man Guilty in Bedford Covered-Bridge Arson
Ryot Covered Bridge
The Associated Press (Bedford, Pa.)
4 April 2003

Plainfield Bridge Closed for Reconstruction
Packerville Road Bridge (picture)
Norwich Bulletin (Norwich, Conn.)
4 April 2003

What Lies Ahead for Aging Bridge?
Fair Lawn Avenue Bridge
Herald News (West Paterson, N.J.)
3 April 2003

Miami County to Seek New Cash for Bid to Preserve Old Bridge
Eldean Covered Bridge (picture)
The Piqua Daily Call (Piqua, Ohio)
3 April 2003

Beaver, Ark., Bridge Proposals
Suspension bridge
KOLR (Springfield, Mo.)
1 April 2003

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