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Newsflyer: 9 December, 2013
Historic Bridges coming down in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, Green Bridge meeting on December 16th, Bridgehunter and Flensburg Calendars for sale Jack Kerouac, one of the well-known "road-hog" A...
12/9/13 at 10:29 AM Mystery Bridge 35: Deck Pennsylvania Petit truss bridge in Wisconsin 12/9/13 at 9:06 AM
The Bridges of Flensburg, Germany 11/27/13 at 9:40 AM
UND traffic pattern to reverse on Centennial Drive beginning Friday, Aug. 9
The University of North Dakota will make a traffic pattern change to Centennial Drive after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, in preparation for the re-opening of the Campus Road Bridge in November. The p...
8/6/13 at 1:25 PM Public Input Meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Campus Road Bridge set for Dec. 4 11/28/12 at 4:08 PM
UND Engineers to host conference and bridge building contest March 18-19 3/16/11 at 3:02 PM
For the love of bridges ... Not!
I had a dream - or perhaps it was a nightmare - about bridges the other day. I dont know why they were on my mind, other than I recently heard a friend tell me of her experience crossing the Mackinac ...
11/19/12 at 10:16 PM
When Bridges Fall Down
Yesterday August 1 marked the fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis 35W bridge collapse which took the lives of 13 people and marred the emotional lives of many more. As a city and as a nation, we co...
8/2/12 at 7:45 AM
Twin Ports Bridge Festival
The Twin Ports Bridge Festival is Saturday, July 7 in Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth. They have a number of great sponsors and GREAT entertainment. Check out their website at: http://twinportsbridgefe...
6/13/12 at 5:27 AM Bridge to Peace, 5 K Run/Walk, Nov. 6th 10/29/10 at 2:40 PM
Eliminating barriers, creating possibilities with technology
Do you know what assistive technology is? Is it defined by complex software and advanced machines? While the use of the word technology would imply such, the name actually refers any tool or device th...
2/23/12 at 9:27 AM
Bachmann plans to continue bridge work
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she will continue efforts to build a new bridge linking Minnesota and Wisconsin even though newly drawn congressional districts mean she would no longer represent the a...
2/22/12 at 11:50 AM Updated: Minnesota-Wisconsin bridge wins committee approval 11/10/11 at 10:16 AM
Bachmann bridge effort may bring negative GOP reaction 9/9/11 at 4:50 AM
2011 Christmas Market Tour: Dresden Part I General Information
There is an old stereotype that many Americans go by when they hear of Germany, which is beer, bratwurst and Bavaria. Everything else is backwards and is not worth the time or money to visit. This w...
12/22/11 at 7:11 AM Look, Listen, and Learn 10/8/10 at 1:16 PM
I just finished reading an article about the I-35W bridge memorial being vandalized, and it sure made me mad. It seems that just two days after the I-35W Remembrance Gardenwas opened and dedicated, s...
8/3/11 at 11:12 AM
Good thing Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota.
We are back from vacation, and everyone survived. Adam, the one we were the most concerned about getting sick (thanks to a bronchiolitis attack a week before departure) appears to be the healthiest of...
3/4/11 at 3:39 PM
I talk insome classes about bridge jobs. A bridge job is a part-time job (or summer or volunteer, etc.) that you are qualified for NOW (without college or additional training) that will allow you to g...
2/8/11 at 7:49 AM
DOT documentary wins award
The North Dakota Department of Transportation’s documentary, "Four Bears Bridge: Its History and Construction," recently received the 2010 Award of Distinction from the Communicat...
6/17/10 at 4:52 AM
Thompson Bridge webcam
Here is the link to the construction of the new Thompson, North Dakota bridge. I wrote about the bridge recently and thought you might like to watch the new bridge being built. oxblue.com/pro/open/pol...
4/28/10 at 5:10 AM Carrington day trip 4/15/10 at 5:26 AM
The Red Bridge
When Far Guy was growing up..there was a bridge in town called the Red Bridge. Since I didn't grow up in town I was not privy to the "townies" secret language. The old red bridge just exists...
11/23/09 at 4:26 AM Duluth, MN 10/15/09 at 4:18 AM
Out at the lake
I went for a little drive by the lake last night after work while the final rays of sunset were burning off. It was rather lovely out and I discovered something excited. The water is down enough that...
7/1/09 at 7:02 AM There's a bridge under there. No, really. 3/24/09 at 1:25 PM