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Local bridges 16 Sep 2016 14:44 #742537

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A couple more.

New and old ( Navajo ) bridges on 89 A near Page UT, crossing the Colorado river with the Vermilion Cliffs in the back ground,



Sipapu Bridge, " I think " In Bridges National Monument UT ( taken on last years road trip by Mrs bluej )
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Local bridges 19 Aug 2018 05:43 #789313

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More new/old bridge pics, these are more local though.
Bridges over the Illinois river in Spring Valley IL.
We're going to miss the green bridge.
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RIP Green bridge
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Local bridges 22 Aug 2018 16:22 #789601

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:( Are they going to replace it?
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Local bridges 22 Aug 2018 17:31 #789603

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Yes with that nondescript thing we are standing on, I had no idea they were going to blow it up, I would have been there :pinch:
They have another one on the chopping block in Utica IL next year sometime, I won't miss that one .
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Now that I took a good look , you can see stress cuts some beams
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Local bridges 22 Aug 2018 17:54 #789605

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This thread is good stuff. I'm somewhat of a bridge aficionado myself and for a second there at the beginning, I thought I was in Vermont. No better way to be able to stop easily, pull over, and snap some pics unless it's by either riding a bicycle or walking. I enjoyed the thread and agree that traveling, seeing and appreciating the things that are around us that some take for granted is one of my favorite aspects of being in s cycle. Thanks for keeping this alive otherwise I'd not have seen it.
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My wife works for a physical therapy company (that shall remain nameless) and she was talking to a patient about the bridge coming down.
He happens to live in Spring Valley and as a surprise gift he grabbed this bolt out of the rubble for her , very cool IMO
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We lost this one earlier this year, It was one of those steel grate types that give you that squirrely steering as you look 60 + feet down with low railings to boot.
86 years old , over the Mississippi in Savanna IL. Dam shame..


time.com/5193621/savanna-sabula-bridge-demolished-video/

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Always hated those things and especially when wet. Glad they are going away. Best thing to do was exactly the opposite of what you did instinctively. Lighten your grip on the bars.

I'll be heading into Brattleboro VT, tomorrow sometime and there is a newly erected bridge there that is an engineering feat par excellence.

I'll post a pic of two. I won't even try to explain it until you see it. It's so beautiful.
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This is at a place called Sutton Bridge it has 2 lighthouses and a bridge i will get a shot of the bridge next time i go up there.
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