The Bridgehunter's Chronicles

The Bridgehunter's Chronicles

By Jason Smith
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This podcast provides you with a summary of all the stories involving historic bridges in the United States, Canada, Europe and elsewhere.
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This podcast provides you with a summary of all the stories involving historic bridges in the United States, Canada, Europe and elsewhere.
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BHC Newsflyer: 8 October, 2019
Headlines: Historic Bridge at Bleicher Hag in Ulm, Germany closed to all traffic- removal planned for next year 50th annual Covered Bridge Festival in Madison County, Iowa and the Reopening of the Cedar Bridge Historic Brunswick Railroad Bridge in Kansas washed away by floods Historic Bridge in Massachusetts receives award for its rehabilitation Historic Battleground Golf Course Bridge in Deer Park, Texas Reopens after Facelift Historic bridge in Bowling Green, Indiana relocated to Nashville in Brown County.
08:32
October 10, 2019
BHC Newsflyer: 3 October 2019
Yilan Bridge in Taiwan Collapses Black Hawk Bridge in Iowa to be Replaced Wheeling Suspension Bridge Closes Fire at Zossener Viaduct in Berlin- no structural damage Grafenwerth Bridge in Bad Honnef to be Rehabilitated Entries taken for the 2019 Bridgehunter Awards
07:04
October 3, 2019
BHC Newsflyer: 16 September, 2019
Lawsuit against Maine DOT and Elaine Chao filed over the Frank J. Wood Bridge  Historic Rieth Bridge in Erfurt, Germany Relocated- to be Rehabilitated Fire Destroys Parker Railroad Bridge over the Colorado Bill Thorpe Walkway Bridge to get a Massive Makeover Canadian Government to Reacquire the Quebec Bridge from CN Railroad Stor Bridge in Sundsvall, Sweden to be Replaced
08:59
September 21, 2019
BHC Newsflyer: 9 November, 2019
Headlines: Historic Staffeler Bridge in Limburg to be replaced. Old bridge to be repurposed for recreational use: https://www.fnp.de/lokales/limburg-weilburg/limburg-hessen-staffeler-bruecke-soll-bleiben-12947468.htm Historic Gänsetorbrücke in Ulm/ Neu-Ulm to be torn down and replaced after losing its historic status: https://www.swp.de/suedwesten/staedte/ulm/gaenstorbruecke-denkmalschutz-ist-vom-tisch-33019623.html Historic King William Bridge in Adelaide, Australia to either close or be replaced by 2030: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-04/king-william-road-adelaide-bridge-might-need-to-be-replaced/11476978 Historic Bridge Stones stolen by vandals at historic bridge in Yorkshire. Police investigating: https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/crime/yorkshire-stone-stolen-from-200-year-old-grade-1-listed-bridge-at-ferrybridge-1-9969320 Historic Hammersmith Bridge in London to be Rehabilitated. Closed for three years. https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/single-post/2019/09/03/Hammersmith-Bridge-repair-work-starts-and-expected-to-last-THREE-YEARS Mangaweka Bridge in New Zealand spared demolition- will remain as a pedestrian/ bike crossing: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/article.cfm?c_id=16&objectid=12264113 Brunel’s historic bridge in Bristol celebrating its birthday milestone (not the suspension bridge though): https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/whats-on/huge-birthday-celebrations-brunels-bridge-3277964 Historic drawbridge in Florida rehabbed and reopened to traffic: http://bocanewspaper.com/camino-bridge-finally-reopens-after-renovations-28231 Historic bridge in Costa Rica faces unknown future as community mulls at replacement: https://vozdeguanacaste.com/en/historic-bridge-in-liberia-faces-uncertain-future/
15:34
September 9, 2019
Newsflyer: 2 September, 2019
Tower Bridge celebrates 125 years Historic Bridge Walk in Michigan Longfellow Bridge receives national accolade Eight Missouri Bridges for sale
14:17
September 3, 2019
BHC Newsflyer: 19 August, 2019
Headlines for this podcast: Fleher Cable-stayed Suspension Bridge in Dusseldorf to be Rehabilitated Rudolf-WIsser Viaduct and 20 other bridges at Berlin's Dreieck Funkturm to be replaced beginning 2023 Sailboat ramms Wieck Drawbridge in Greifswald Harta Truss Bridge in Herford under the knife Main Street Bridge in Sellersville, PA to be rehabbed Upper Hurricane Road Bridge, a bridge with a dark past now at Sharon Johnston Park Two truss bridges in Idaho to be torn down and replaced The search for Ernest Wichert and his Wichert truss design Information on the Iron and Steel Preservation Conference in Michigan
13:28
August 22, 2019
Newsflyer: 5 August, 2019
What you will be listening to in the podcast: Historic 13th Century Bridge in Belgium Demolished Flooding destroys bridges and threatens international bike tournament in England Three historic bridges in Singapore Recognized as National Monuments Multi-span Truss Bridge in New Harmony Receives a New Owner Champ Clark Bridge Replaced Karnin Lift Bridge and Railroad to Usedom Island to be Reactivated? New Discovery in the Edel Reservoir near Kassel (Germany)
13:23
August 7, 2019
Newsflyer: 28 July 2019
News Stories: Heat Impacts Movable Bridges in Europe Clarendon Bridge in Arkansas Comes Down after Six Year Battle to Try and Save it. Historic Bridge Collapses in North Dakota- Caused by Overweight Truck Abandoned Truss Bridge in Arizona Finds New Home Historic Bridge in Lebanon Co (Pennsylvania) Gets a Lift to Its New Home London's Bridges Light Up
10:21
August 5, 2019
BHC Newsflyer 9 July, 2019
Headlines to listen to: Historic bridge in Mississippi restored and reopened after being closed for 8 years Restored Bridge Gate at Alte Brücke in Heidelberg, Germany Canadian Postal Service honors covered bridges with commemorative stamps Bear Tavern Truss Bridge in New Jersey relocated with trusses used as decoration Two Erie Canal Bridges in New York to undergo 18-months rehabilitation Key crossing in Lausanne, Switzerland receiving a major makeover with tallest cranes in Europe Play commemorating Kate Shelley now showing in Boone County, Iowa Ore Mountain region in Saxony (Germany) and Bohemia (Czech Republic) given World Heritage status by UNESCO
14:04
July 9, 2019
BHC Newsflyer 1 July 2019
Genoa's Morandi Bridge Demolished by Implosion Fate of Aetnaville Bridge in Wheeling appears sealed Fate of historic bridge in Sydney (AUS) a subject of controversy re. neglect Fate of historic bridge in New Zealand uncertain- may be saved after all Fate of Remagen Bridge in Germany uncertain as no buyer for the bridge towers has been found Winona (MN) Bridge reopens after a three-year closure for rehabilitation Bridge plaque of historic bridge in Napa, CA restored Railroad Bridge near Canton (SD) being rebuilt after destruction of truss bridge in Great Ice Jam 2019 Mystery Bridge in Olbernhau
15:47
July 1, 2019
Newsflyer: 23 June, 2019
News stories: Call for Action to Save the Gasconade Bridge in Missouri Man pees off bridge onto passenger boat in Berlin Historic bridge in Indiana relocated to a park in Muncie Historic bridge reused as a church in Great Barrington, MA 30th Anniversary of the Opening of the Border at Vacha Bridge Updates for the Chronicles
12:49
June 24, 2019
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