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News Mail
Walla St Bridge to be closed for repairsportfolio spokesperson Cr Wayne Honor said a specialist contractor had been eng
Walla St Bridge to be closed for repairs
News Mail / Posted an hour ago
portfolio spokesperson Cr Wayne Honor said a specialist contractor had been engaged to carry out repairs on the 40-year-old bridge. "Asset preservation work has been underway on the Walla Street Bridge for about two weeks with traffic control... Read more
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NBC Washington
Memorial Bridge Lanes Reopen After Year of Emergency Workneeds $250 million in repairs or it could be closed in five years, according to
Memorial Bridge Lanes Reopen After Year of Emergency Work
NBC Washington / Posted 4 hours ago
needs $250 million in repairs or it could be closed in five years, according to NPS. The steel supports of the 84-year-old bridge are rusting through, and its concrete decking has been reduced to gravel. NPS and Washington, D.C., applied for a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Driver who struck May Ave. bridge may have failed to lower truck boom, police reportidentified himself as Mike told a 911 operator. City Manager Jim Couch estimat
Driver who struck May Ave. bridge may have failed to lower truck boom, police report
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 hours ago
identified himself as Mike told a 911 operator. City Manager Jim Couch estimated a "ballpark" figure to repair the 64-year-old bridge is $500,000 to $750,000, as well as $50,000 to $60,000 for debris removal. The city is hoping to reopen the... Read more
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birminghammail
News, weather and travel for Birmingham and the West Midlands on May 26a bus full of schoolkids... A hero bus driver from Birmingham saved 11 childre
News, weather and travel for Birmingham and the West Midlands on May 26
birminghammail / Posted 11 hours ago
a bus full of schoolkids... A hero bus driver from Birmingham saved 11 children from plunging into a river when a 220-year-old bridge dramatically collapsed as he took them home from school. Former Rover worker Derek Trow’s wheels were on the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
State and Transportation Leaders Looking to Alleviate Traffic Congestion on I-35begun, as crews plan to close I-35 at the Slaughter Creek overpass, during the
State and Transportation Leaders Looking to Alleviate Traffic Congestion on I-35
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 hours ago
begun, as crews plan to close I-35 at the Slaughter Creek overpass, during the first weekend of June to demolish the old bridge. The Slaughter Creek overpass will not be accessible for about a year, while a new, wider bridge is going to be... Read more
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birminghammail
Bus driver saves 11 kids from river plunge as bridge collapsesA hero bus driver from Birmingham saved 11 children from plunging into a river
Bus driver saves 11 kids from river plunge as bridge collapses
birminghammail / Posted 14 hours ago
A hero bus driver from Birmingham saved 11 children from plunging into a river when a 220-year-old bridge dramatically collapsed as he took them home from school (see amazing video, above, where he describes the moment it tumbled down). He slammed... Read more
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This is West Country
BRIDGE WATCH: Station Road opens a day early after bridge comes down“We’d very much like to thank people in Taunton for their patience while Statio
BRIDGE WATCH: Station Road opens a day early after bridge comes down
This is West Country / Posted 16 hours ago
“We’d very much like to thank people in Taunton for their patience while Station Road was closed. “The removal of the old bridge was a significant and disruptive piece of work as we had no choice but to close the road. "So, we’re very pleased... Read more
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Boston Globe
Big ideas (and lots of them) for the Northern Avenue Bridge-- to the best submissions in a citywide contest. The competition was intended
Big ideas (and lots of them) for the Northern Avenue Bridge
Boston Globe / Posted 16 hours ago
-- to the best submissions in a citywide contest. The competition was intended to inspire a replacement for the century-old bridge, which is closed for safety reasons and due to be dismantled this summer. In all, the city received 133 entries.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dangerous Path in Monrovia - Flood Disaster Put Pipeline Community At Riskmatter and should not be taken lightly; when we were in leadership of this Comm
Dangerous Path in Monrovia - Flood Disaster Put Pipeline Community At Risk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
matter and should not be taken lightly; when we were in leadership of this Community, as chairman, we constructed the old bridge but it has overstayed and our children need to be in classes", Komoyan said. Komoyan blamed poor leadership for... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Queen Street Bridge to open to traffic in Augusthad some delays — to the frustration of residents.“We had some delays this wint
Queen Street Bridge to open to traffic in August
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
had some delays — to the frustration of residents.“We had some delays this winter from weather and complications with the old bridge but it all worked out,” John Rouse said.An area of the old bridge that was cemented down in the water had to be... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
DOTD responds to I-10 Bridge safety concernsevery year, yet the safety of the Interstate 10 Bridge over the Calcasieu River
DOTD responds to I-10 Bridge safety concerns
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
every year, yet the safety of the Interstate 10 Bridge over the Calcasieu River is constantly questioned. The 64 year old bridge has caused concern, especially after being called one of the most unsafe bridges in the nation. However, the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
New drawbridge brings cheers in small townexpected to be once again the busiest such bridge in the state, opened to boat
New drawbridge brings cheers in small town
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
expected to be once again the busiest such bridge in the state, opened to boat traffic for the first time Wednesday. The old bridge had been a landmark image of the town because it was in use for more than 80 years. That so-called “swing bridge”... Read more
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NJ.com
Mulch and the mob: N.J. recycling is dirty business, commission saysa middleman with ties to organized crime arranged to use the contaminated fill
Mulch and the mob: N.J. recycling is dirty business, commission says
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
a middleman with ties to organized crime arranged to use the contaminated fill to replenish erosion at Cliffwood Beach in Old Bridge, violating local and state regulations, authorities claim. At a Statehouse hearing Wednesday, an attorney from... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
New drawbridge brings cheers in small townexpected to be once again the busiest such bridge in the state, opened to boat
New drawbridge brings cheers in small town
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
expected to be once again the busiest such bridge in the state, opened to boat traffic for the first time Wednesday. The old bridge had been a landmark image of the town because it was in use for more than 80 years. That so-called “swing bridge”... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Officials: 'Dirt brokers' with mob ties dumped polluted soil across N.J.hearing focused on two specific cases. One involved a storm-eroded section of
Officials: 'Dirt brokers' with mob ties dumped polluted soil across N.J.
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
hearing focused on two specific cases. One involved a storm-eroded section of Cliffwood Beach on the Raritan Bay in Old Bridge, where about 350 truckloads of contaminated construction debris were dumped to shore up a 25-foot cliff on public... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Officials: 'Dirt brokers' dumped polluted soil across N.J.a construction site in the Bronx, N.Y. was used to fill in a storm-eroded secti
Officials: 'Dirt brokers' dumped polluted soil across N.J.
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
a construction site in the Bronx, N.Y. was used to fill in a storm-eroded section of Cliffwood Beach on the Raritan Bay in Old Bridge. The other case involved a now-defunct recycling center in Palmyra that investigators alleged accepted... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
SCI Find Mob Involvement In NJ Recycling Industrydumped construction debris and soil contaminated with a cancer-causing substanc
SCI Find Mob Involvement In NJ Recycling Industry
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted yesterday
dumped construction debris and soil contaminated with a cancer-causing substance on the beach near the Raritan Bay in Old Bridge. “If this had been done properly, either to a facility that could treat it or a landfill that could take the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Headless torso discovered under Bay Bridgeruns through the old Oakland Army Base past the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, has been
Headless torso discovered under Bay Bridge
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
runs through the old Oakland Army Base past the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, has been a staging area for workers dismantling the old bridge. Authorities will have to determine the sex and age of the torso and how long it was at the site before it was... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Landslide leaves house teeteringsandy soil crumbling into the river. Marcianna Oughstun said she was getting c
Landslide leaves house teetering
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
sandy soil crumbling into the river. Marcianna Oughstun said she was getting coffee Sunday morning when she saw part of an old bridge that was connected to the property give way, taking out the embankment and trees behind the home. Immediately,... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Burlington home still standing after landslidebut spoke with us over the phone. Marcianna Oughstun said she was getting coff
Burlington home still standing after landslide
WPTZ Burlington / Posted yesterday
but spoke with us over the phone. Marcianna Oughstun said she was getting coffee Sunday morning when she saw part of an old bridge that was connected to the property give way, taking out the embankment and trees behind the home. Immediately,... Read more
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The Columbian
Questions for CandidatesSenate scuttled a Columbia River Crossing plan that had been a decade in the ma
Questions for Candidates
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Senate scuttled a Columbia River Crossing plan that had been a decade in the making and would have replaced the century-old bridge. Some local representatives — and many local residents — opposed the plan because it included an extension of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dozens of cars are swallowed up in massive road collapse in Italyby a ruptured water pipe Firefighters block off the area where a chasm opened
Dozens of cars are swallowed up in massive road collapse in Italy
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
by a ruptured water pipe Firefighters block off the area where a chasm opened along Arno river near the Ponte Vecchio Old Bridge, in Florence, Italy Pictures show how the river wall buckled after the collapse and huge cracks opened up in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cars swallowed by sinkhole near Florence's Ponte Vecchio bridgeFlorence's Ponte Vecchio bridge Cars engulfed by a chasm which opened along Fl
Cars swallowed by sinkhole near Florence's Ponte Vecchio bridge
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Florence's Ponte Vecchio bridge Cars engulfed by a chasm which opened along Florence's Arno river near the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) (Ansa/AP) An underground water mains break along Florence's picturesque Arno River has created a 200-metre-long... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence's ArnoVigili del Fuoco, fire fighters looks at cars engulfed by a chasm which opened
Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence's Arno
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Vigili del Fuoco, fire fighters looks at cars engulfed by a chasm which opened along the Arno river near the Ponte Vecchio Old Bridge, seen in the background, in Florence, Italy, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. According to reports, the collapse occurred... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence's ArnoVigili del Fuoco, fire fighters looks at cars engulfed by a chasm which opened
Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence's Arno
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Vigili del Fuoco, fire fighters looks at cars engulfed by a chasm which opened along the Arno river near the Ponte Vecchio Old Bridge, seen in the background, in Florence, Italy, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. According to reports, the collapse occurred... Read more
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The Oklahoman
May Avenue bridge may reopen to limited trafficManager Jim Couch said debris removal cost $50,000 to $60,000. He said a "ball
May Avenue bridge may reopen to limited traffic
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Manager Jim Couch said debris removal cost $50,000 to $60,000. He said a "ballpark" figure to repair the 64-year-old bridge is $500,000 to $750,000. The May Avenue bridge averages around 22,000 vehicles daily. Northwest Expressway... Read more
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Literary Minded
When is too many High Lines too much?of a six lane road bridge beside it is completed. According to Roads Minister,
When is too many High Lines too much?
Literary Minded / Posted 2 days ago
of a six lane road bridge beside it is completed. According to Roads Minister, Luke Donnellan, it’s high time the old bridge was “turned into an urban oasis”. He’s asking the community for ideas on the design and future use of the bridge... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Mississippi River under Dresbach bridge closed Tuesday and Tuesday nightthe day. The project started shortly after 5 Tuesday morning. Construction cre
Mississippi River under Dresbach bridge closed Tuesday and Tuesday night
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 2 days ago
the day. The project started shortly after 5 Tuesday morning. Construction crews in the process of removing parts of the old bridge, according to MnDOT Project Engineer Mark Anderson. "The contractor is lowering the middle span of the eastbound... Read more
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News 8000
Old Dresbach bridge coming downThe historic I-90 bridge in Dresbach is coming down. Crews began lowering a 1.
Old Dresbach bridge coming down
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
The historic I-90 bridge in Dresbach is coming down. Crews began lowering a 1.2 million pound steel span of the old bridge onto a barge on the Mississippi River. The work began at about 5 A.M. Tuesday and is expected to wrap up by 5 Wednesday... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Where bridge fell, May Avenue could reopen to limited traffic this weekManager Jim Couch said debris removal cost $50,000 to $60,000. He said a "ball
Where bridge fell, May Avenue could reopen to limited traffic this week
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Manager Jim Couch said debris removal cost $50,000 to $60,000. He said a "ballpark" figure to repair the 64-year-old bridge is $500,000 to $750,000. The May Avenue bridge averages around 22,000 vehicles daily. Northwest Expressway... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Twyford Mill Bridge to close for one week for essential repairsThe council will build a concrete saddle to strengthen the 185-year-old bridge
Twyford Mill Bridge to close for one week for essential repairs
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
The council will build a concrete saddle to strengthen the 185-year-old bridge and make it more suitable for the weight of modern vehicles and waterproof. It will be carried out between Monday, May 23 and Sunday, July 31. The road will be closed... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
520 bridge demolition plan moves from Kenmore to Lake WashingtonKiewit/General/Manson, or KGM, had been locked in a legal dispute with the City
520 bridge demolition plan moves from Kenmore to Lake Washington
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Kiewit/General/Manson, or KGM, had been locked in a legal dispute with the City of Kenmore over where the old bridge would be taken apart, after Kenmore city leaders said the work could not be done at the Lakepointe Industrial... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
State Of Infrastructurewe need to do to get them fixed up. "There's another seven or eight of them,"
State Of Infrastructure
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 3 days ago
we need to do to get them fixed up. "There's another seven or eight of them," Weinberg said. On top of this six-decades old bridge over Firesteel Creek on 410th Ave getting a $507,000 preservation grant, Davidson County is spending thousand of... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Plans unveiled for major bridge project in Norfolk, NEthe plans the city has for the reconstruction of the bridge heading east betwee
Plans unveiled for major bridge project in Norfolk, NE
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 3 days ago
the plans the city has for the reconstruction of the bridge heading east between First St and Norfolk Avenue. The 83-year-old bridge heading east on Norfolk Avenue is getting the makeover it needs, according to Norfolk Assistant City Engineer,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Broadway Bridge's pieces fitting togethertogether," he said. "The two arches will be complete before they lift them into
Broadway Bridge's pieces fitting together
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
together," he said. "The two arches will be complete before they lift them into place." May originally was the month the old bridge was scheduled to be closed to traffic for up to six months and demolished, after which much of the new bridge... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
N.J. couple gets married at a White CastleKristina Jones of Old Bridge and her fiance, Michael Rowley of South Amboy, are
N.J. couple gets married at a White Castle
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
Kristina Jones of Old Bridge and her fiance, Michael Rowley of South Amboy, are getting married at White Castle in Sayreville on Friday May 20,2016. Rowley looks for some of his favorite White Castle food during the wedding reception.... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Embankment supporting Burlington home slides into riverthe weekend. The Burlington Free Press reports a family of three renting the P
Embankment supporting Burlington home slides into river
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
the weekend. The Burlington Free Press reports a family of three renting the Plattsburgh Avenue home was inside when an old bridge abutment came down around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, bringing a piece of the bank behind the home into the river with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Span's pieces fitting togethertogether," he said. "The two arches will be complete before they lift them into
Span's pieces fitting together
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
together," he said. "The two arches will be complete before they lift them into place." May originally was the month the old bridge was scheduled to be closed to traffic for up to six months and demolished, after which much of the new bridge... Read more
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The Columbian
Coleman’s Port of Vancouver tenure at a closehighway to and from Portland International Airport, between a rushing river and
Coleman’s Port of Vancouver tenure at a close
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
highway to and from Portland International Airport, between a rushing river and well-traveled rail lines, between a century-old bridge and an industrial site, billions of dollars are waiting to be spent by the port and private developers. On the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle weddinglives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place clo
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle wedding
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
lives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place close to their hearts — White Castle. The Old Bridge, N.J., couple had frequented the fast-food restaurant during their childhood and on many of their dates. "Every... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Wokingham motorists diverted until July as bridge gets makeoverThe council will build a concrete saddle to strengthen the 185-year-old bridge
Wokingham motorists diverted until July as bridge gets makeover
Reading Evening Post / Posted 5 days ago
The council will build a concrete saddle to strengthen the 185-year-old bridge and make it more suitable for the weight of modern vehicles and waterproof. It will be carried out between Monday, May 23 and Sunday, July 31. The road will be closed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Roadtripping through Croatia and beyondorder of size, one meticulous line after another. The famed Stari Most. Mosta
Roadtripping through Croatia and beyond
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
order of size, one meticulous line after another. The famed Stari Most. Mostar is home to the famed arched Stari Most (“Old Bridge”), built in the 16th century and rebuilt after it was destroyed in the 1990s war. The bombing became an emblem of... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
Local man wracked with post-piss anxiety after drunkenly admitting he loves U2Irish pop group, U2. “They won’t drop it. I can’t believe I said that. I don’t
Local man wracked with post-piss anxiety after drunkenly admitting he loves U2
The Betoota Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Irish pop group, U2. “They won’t drop it. I can’t believe I said that. I don’t actually like U2 that much,” said 26-year-old bridge and wharf carpenter Jackson Lightning. “I would’ve rather the squad tell me I tried to fight a bouncer, or I... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle weddinglives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place clo
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle wedding
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
lives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place close to their hearts — White Castle. The Old Bridge, N.J., couple had frequented the fast-food restaurant during their childhood and on many of their dates. "Every... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle weddinglives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place clo
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle wedding
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
lives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place close to their hearts — White Castle. The Old Bridge, N.J., couple had frequented the fast-food restaurant during their childhood and on many of their dates. "Every... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Reports listed collapsed May Avenue bridge as structurally deficientrecords released Friday by the city of Oklahoma City showed problems noted in 2
Reports listed collapsed May Avenue bridge as structurally deficient
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
records released Friday by the city of Oklahoma City showed problems noted in 2008 also were present when the 64-year-old bridge last was inspected in August 2014. There was no evidence yet to suggest the bridge's condition contributed to its... Read more
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USA Today
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle weddinglives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place clo
N.J. couple chooses a White Castle wedding
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
lives together, Kristina Jones and Michael Rowley exchanged vows in a place close to their hearts — White Castle. The Old Bridge, N.J., couple had frequented the fast-food restaurant during their childhood and on many of their dates. "Every... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Construction on I-70 in St. Charles County is likely to impact travel this weekendthroughout the weekend of May 20 with intermittent full closures of about 15 mi
Construction on I-70 in St. Charles County is likely to impact travel this weekend
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
throughout the weekend of May 20 with intermittent full closures of about 15 minutes each as crews remove girders from the old bridge. The lanes will reopen by Monday, May 23 at 5 a.m. with the exception of the left lane on both eastbound and... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont's Sunset Bridge now open; 'I'm happy it's finally done'Administration, working to convince the FHWA that the bridge needed to be compl
Longmont's Sunset Bridge now open; 'I'm happy it's finally done'
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
Administration, working to convince the FHWA that the bridge needed to be completely replaced instead of repaired. The old bridge was built in 1958 and was at the end of its 50-year design life, city staff said in a previous interview. The new... Read more
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Daily Examiner
56 YEARS: Grafton’s second bridge a long time comingSt, South Grafton with Fitzroy St, Grafton. "The new bridge will be designed t
56 YEARS: Grafton’s second bridge a long time coming
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
St, South Grafton with Fitzroy St, Grafton. "The new bridge will be designed to carry one-way northbound traffic and the old bridge one-way southbound," the front page story said. "The new bridge will be of concrete, and will be built about 1.8m... Read more
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