THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Question for the Forum: Parker or Not?
Side view of the bridge. Photos courtesy of Nathan Holth.In connection with the series on the dire state of Massachusetts' historic bridges and plans to demolish and replace them, here is a unique b... Posted on 2/18/14 at 2:30 PM
MERCURY THEATRE Bridges of the Red River: Georgetown
I've always referred to this bridge as the Georgetown bridge due to its proximity to Georgetown, Minnesota, but I believe its official name is the Red River of the North Bridge, and it spans the Red... Posted on 2/17/14 at 12:15 PM
FARMBLEAT 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 ... Posted on 11/19/12 at 11:16 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND 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... Posted on 8/2/12 at 8:45 AM
Nearby residents might shoulder additional $250K on construction that is 2 months behind. Crews plan to return to work Tuesday on a West Fargo bridge construction project that’s two months behind schedule and might cost nearby residents, or the city, another quarter-million dollars.
Engineers out of time Officials have scrapped plans to replace the Main Avenue bridge over the Sheyenne River in West Fargo this year, saying there’s not enough time to redesign and finish the project after it hit a roadblock in June.
ST. PAUL - The state is suing its main consultant on the Interstate 35W bridge, alleging it failed to carefully analyze its condition before its disastrous collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 others two years ago.
Engineers leaning away from box culvert, which is more expensive, takes longer to build
Engineers debating what kind of structure to build over the Sheyenne River on Main Avenue in West Fargo are now leaning toward a bridge instead of a box culvert, which they say has become twice as expensive and can’t be completed this year.
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