Bridges

Westbound I-20 in Jackson closing 4 days for bridge repair

Citing a poor weather forecast, officials are putting off plans to close a major artery through Mississippi's capital city by a week.<p>The Mississippi …

Weather

Forget That Highway 1 Road Trip Down the Coast Of California This Summer

Big Sur is effectively cut off from the rest of the state after winter storms destroyed a bridge.<p>Thinking about heading to California to take a road trip down Highway 1 through Big Sur this summer? Think again. Not only did extreme winter storms force Caltrans to condemn the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge …

Road Trips

Why Don’t Airplanes Speed Up Passenger Loading By Using More Doors?

We've all been there: Whether it's being stalled in an aisle, waiting for people ahead of you to take their seats, or taking <i>forever</i> to get off a …

Aviation

Top-ranked proposal for I-395 reconstruction is identified, but "signature bridge" design still under wraps

A team consisting of Atlanta-based and Miami contractors has won the top score in the bidding competition for the long-awaited reconstruction of …

Urban Planning

Inside Liberia’s controversial experiment to outsource education

The children were doing tests in the government school in the town of Smell No Taste. The soupy air was thick with sweat and diesel. An occasional …

Education

Traffic delays expected when work on Moncton-Riverview bridge begins in May

Significant congestion likely when traffic is forced onto 2-lane detour, Riverview mayor says<p>Work on the bridge that will replace the Petitcodiac …

Canada

Two men who met as one was about to jump off bridge run the marathon together

<b>Two men, who first became friends after one persuaded the other from jumping off a bridge, ran the London Marathon together.</b><p>The pair, who crossed the …

Royal Family

Canton bridge closed amid safety concerns

Wayne County has abruptly closed a deteriorating bridge on Lilley, north of Michigan Avenue, as work crews assess whether it is structurally safe, …

Michigan

Streetcar Deck of the Detroit-Superior Bridge in Cleveland, Ohio

The Detroit-Superior Bridge in downtown Cleveland is one of the city's most iconic and oldest bridges. Completed in 1917, this bridge was the first …

Urban Planning

'Fargo' Season 3: Can You Really Make Six Figures Playing Bridge?

As “Fargo” Season 3 kicks off in its premiere episode, viewers meet a few of its soon-to-be-in-over-their-heads-in-crime characters. Among them are …

TV

Nicki Minaj Has Upset Some People By Featuring Westminster Bridge In Her New Video

It had been reported that the scenes would be edited out<p>Nicki Minaj has caused controversy and upset among some of her fans for including scenes …

Westminster Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Park Bridge reopens with slightly less bounce

The zig-zagging pedestrian bridge is finally ready for park-goers<p>Three years after it initially closed for repairs, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Park Bridge is, as of this morning, open to the public once again. And even though its distinctive bounce was part of the reason it closed in the first …

National Parks

Driver Has Heart Attack, Dies on Whitestone Bridge: NYPD

A driver crashed into two other cars while having a fatal heart attack on the Whitestone Bridge Tuesday morning, police say.<p>The driver was having the …

New York City

'I’m angry inside,' Winterset mayor says of covered bridge fire

CLOSE<p>Madison County officials were called to the Cedar Covered Bridge north of Winterset around 6 a.m. Saturday morning. The bridge was fully …

Des Moines

Washington Senate votes big in favor of I-5 bridge restart

A bill that would restart the planning process for a new I-5 bridge over the Columbia River continues to cruise through the Washington Legislature. …

U.S. Congress

A Weekend in Sydney – How to make the most of it

Is one weekend enough to visit Sydney? Definitely not, but you certainly can get a taste of it! That’s what we did this weekend, when we decided to …

Australia

Forget the Garden Bridge – and let’s destroy our existing bridges

The Garden Bridge project, loved by Joanna Lumley and no-one else, has been roundly criticised by Dame Margaret Hodge in a report for the Mayor of London. In her review, Hodge says it would be ‘better for the taxpayer to accept the financial loss of cancelling the project’, a perspective that the …

London

Trucker Who Collapsed Historic Bridge Gets Jail Time

The truck driver who caused a historic Indiana bridge to collapse because wasn’t sure how much six tons weighed has been sentenced to jail.<p>Indiana …

Crime

Rock Climbing on Dartmoor, Devon. Bouldering at Bonehill

<i>Up and to the left of THE DARK SIDE is a block with obvious scoops on the R and L. This is home to 3 of the best harder problems on the Moor, which</i> …

Mountaineering

Closed bridge between 2 Jersey Shore towns could repaired by Memorial Day

Last Monday, a dive team found a crack in the bridge about 20 feet below the water.

Weather

Homeless man guilty of murdering hotel worker under M4 bridge

Vadims Ruskuls faces life in jail after attacking Pardeep Singh in west London on her way to work and hiding her body on wasteland<p>A homeless man is facing life in prison for snatching a hotel housekeeper under a motorway bridge, sexually assaulting and murdering her.<p>Vadims Ruskuls, 25, was found …

Crime

Seattle Evicts Homeless Campers From Beneath West Seattle Bridge

This morning, Seattle authorities are evicting an encampment of tents, campers, makeshift structures and RVs beneath the east side of the West …

Homelessness

Grand Bohemian plans at Liberty Bridge revealed

The east landing of the Liberty Bridge will change dramatically beginning as soon as next year with plans for a Grand Bohemian hotel and civic lawn …

Upstate South Carolina

Laguna Niguel invests in Crown Valley Park, eyes more in infrastructure improvements

The sound of roaring exhaust and reversing trucks filled the morning air at Crown Valley Park, the site for millions of dollars in new construction …

Urban Design

Westminster attack: woman who fell from bridge dies of injuries

Romanian tourist Andreea Cristea’s family pay tribute to ‘unique and life-loving person’ after doctors turn off life support<p>A woman who fell into the Thames during the Westminster terror attack has died from her injuries, police have said.<p>Andreea Cristea, 31, a tourist from Romania, died on …

Funerals

London attack victim who plunged into Thames from Westminster bridge has died in hospital named as Andreea Cristea

A fifth victim of the Westminster terror attack has died, police have said.<p>The 31-year-old had been receiving urgent medical care in hospital after …

UK News

It looks like London won’t be getting a Garden Bridge after all

<b>Sadiq Khan has said he ‘won’t spend a penny more of taxpayers’ money’ on the Garden Bridge project after a damning report has called for it to be</b> …

London

Rare photos showing the Bay Bridge under construction up for sale

Although the lesser-loved bridge in the Bay Area, the Bay Bridge too has its photogenic moments, rarely better captured than in a new lot of images going up for auction.<p>The lot of 85 photos show the Bay Bridge under construction in the 1930s and is being sold at auction by Swann Auction Galleries …

Art History

Ghost bridge hampers cycle routes in Terwilleger-Riverbend

The Terwillegar freeway isn’t the only ghost infrastructure in Terwillegar-Riverbend. There’s a ghost pedestrian bridge, too.<p>At the north end of …

Canadian News

Le Voyage // A love story. The Brooklyn Bridge et Moi

When I first moved to New York City a year ago, walking across the Brooklyn Bridge was at the top of my "To do" list. If you've never done it, I …

New York City