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A new bridge, at a turtle's pace - Reading Eagle

A new bridge, at a turtle's pace - Reading Eagle | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
A new bridge, at a turtle's paceReading EagleThe Birdsboro Bridge over the Schuylkill River, the lowest-rated bridge in the state, will be replaced after PennDOT officials get a go-ahead from another state agency.
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High tide shifts bridge out of alignment : Kaieteur News

High tide shifts bridge out of alignment : Kaieteur News | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Abnormal high tide caused three anchors at the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB)'s retractor span to burst, shifting the structure completely out of alignment, yesterday. Manual realignment took one and half hours, causing ...
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LA Bridge Projects - KLFY

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LA Bridge ProjectsKLFYBut, the state legislature still has to approve the money. DOTD is responsible for inspecting 13000 bridges and roughly replaces 20 to 30 a year.
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Starbucks Bridge? Washington lawmaker eyes naming rights for state bridges - KIVI-TV

Starbucks Bridge? Washington lawmaker eyes naming rights for state bridges - KIVI-TV | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Starbucks Bridge? Washington lawmaker eyes naming rights for state bridgesKIVI-TV(AP) -- Maybe someday you'll take a drive on the Boeing Bridge. Or the Starbucks Expressway. Washington state Rep.
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Smart bridges: Engineers load new bridge with damage-detection gauges - Phys.Org

Smart bridges: Engineers load new bridge with damage-detection gauges - Phys.Org | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Smart bridges: Engineers load new bridge with damage-detection gaugesPhys.OrgThose sensors will provide a tremendous amount of quantitative information about the bridge's performance and condition, said Brent Phares, the interim director of the...
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Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Competition Winners | ArchDaily

Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Competition Winners | ArchDaily | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
1st prize - Courtesy of Nicolas Montesano, Victor Vila, Boris Hoppek recently announced the winning proposals for their Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge.
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New York City plan floats bridge toll for bike riders - Fox News

New York City plan floats bridge toll for bike riders - Fox News | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Fox NewsNew York City plan floats bridge toll for bike ridersFox NewsTolls are rising for motorists on roads and bridges across the country, but a top New York City traffic official is looking at a new target -- cyclists.
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Traveling a Thompson Park Bridge Trail - Patch.com

Traveling a Thompson Park Bridge Trail - Patch.com | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Traveling a Thompson Park Bridge TrailPatch.comOn March 25 my husband and I brought the kids to see one of the two new bridges that completed the bike loop. They enjoyed the scenic walk to the bridge.
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Top 10 Scariest Bridges of the World

Top 10 Scariest Bridges of the World | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Bridges offer an easier way to people to commute from one place to another. So bridges are everywhere in all shapes, sizes and heights. What creates an element.
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No rest for 80-year-old Harbour Bridge - The Australian

No rest for 80-year-old Harbour Bridge - The Australian | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Southland TimesNo rest for 80-year-old Harbour BridgeThe AustralianSHE may be turning 80 years old, but the Sydney Harbour Bridge will remain on duty throughout her birthday celebrations.
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Tappan Zee Bridge park idea is visionary - Newsday

Tappan Zee Bridge park idea is visionary - Newsday | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
NewsdayTappan Zee Bridge park idea is visionaryNewsdayOpinion Newsday > Opinion Editorial Tappan Zee Bridge park idea is visionary Published: February 24, 2012 7:17 PM Can anyone think of a better way to spend $150 million than tearing down the...
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Slovakia Set to Have “The Chuck Norris Bridge”

Slovakia Set to Have “The Chuck Norris Bridge” | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Initially, three names were proposed: Maria Theresa Bridge (after the former Hungarian empress), Freedom Bridge or Iron Curtain Bridge, but residents were also invited to propose other names. After Chuck Norris appeared ...
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New Yorkers and Their Bridges

New Yorkers and Their Bridges | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Bridges have always been problematic because they'd have to be tall enough to allow the tallest Navy ships and commercial vessels to pass underneath at high tide. Turns out the Navy's never had a prohibition on bridges ...
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AAA: Midlands Bridges Among State's Worst - Patch.com

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WLTX.comAAA: Midlands Bridges Among State's WorstPatch.comBy Chris Winston This Interstate 26 bridge over US 1 in Lexington County is structurally deficient and thousands of travelers cross over it every day.
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Long-awaited Indian River Inlet bridge is dedicated at last - The News Journal

Long-awaited Indian River Inlet bridge is dedicated at last - The News Journal | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Long-awaited Indian River Inlet bridge is dedicated at lastThe News JournalSome folks who walked or biked across the new Indian River Inlet bridge came for the view or for a close look at the massive, sky-blue cable stays.
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I-290 bridge fix to take years - Worcester Telegram

I-290 bridge fix to take years - Worcester Telegram | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
I-290 bridge fix to take yearsWorcester TelegramBy John J.
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Briefly: Bridge work causes road closures - Shreveport Times

Briefly: Bridge work causes road closures - Shreveport Times | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Briefly: Bridge work causes road closuresShreveport TimesWest 70th Street to Centre Drive will be closed as construction continues on the Buncombe Road Bridge, and Blanchard Shreveport Highway to Martin Luther King Jr.
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Trucks for Highway 520 pontoon construction too heavy for old Aberdeen bridges - The Seattle Times (blog)

Trucks for Highway 520 pontoon construction too heavy for old Aberdeen bridges - The Seattle Times (blog) | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Trucks for Highway 520 pontoon construction too heavy for old Aberdeen bridgesThe Seattle Times (blog)The aging bridges in Aberdeen can't legally take the weight of trucks heading to the Highway 520 pontoon construction site on the shore of Grays...
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Dam Bypass Bridge Wins National Award

Dam Bypass Bridge Wins National Award | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Dam Bypass Bridge Wins National AwardKLAS-TVThe engineering marvel that is the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge is now an award recipient.
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Progress In Construction Of The Bridge To Russky Island

Progress In Construction Of The Bridge To Russky Island | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Let's see how construction of the cable-stayed bridge to the Russky Island over the Golden Horn Bay in Vladivostok is going. It's being constructed in Vladivostok today in the framework of preparation to APEC Summit-2012.
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Santiago Calatrava's Long-Awaited Peace Bridge to be Inaugurated ...

Santiago Calatrava's Long-Awaited Peace Bridge to be Inaugurated ... | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Santiago Calatrava's long-awaited Peace Bridge is finally going to be inaugurated this weekend in Calgary, Canada.
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Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary

Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary (RT @GGB75: Check out @nbcbayarea #GGB75 dedicated web page: http://t.co/QfEiNDyv! Videos, coverage & fun @instagram slideshow: http://t.co/BbQHtdHh...)...
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Building bridges with East Asia will benefit the UK and promote trade

Building bridges with East Asia will benefit the UK and promote trade | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukBuilding bridges with East Asia will benefit the UK and promote tradeTelegraph.co.ukThey will help us build bridges by drawing on their extensive network of leaders across East Asia and now Europe (theirs is the first Asian business...
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Root Bridges - Eco Construction in India

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Root Bridges - Eco Construction in India

 

You Read that right, in Northeast India in a place called Cherrapunji.
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Tsing Ma Bridge - One of the world's longest suspension bridges

Tsing Ma Bridge - One of the world's longest suspension bridges | Bridges of the World | Scoop.it
Tsing Ma Bridge - One of the world's longest suspension bridges (Tsing Ma Bridge - One of the world's longest suspension bridges - http://t.co/bnGIbO1q...)...
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