Glenville, West Virginia, the county seat of Gilmer County, is located along the Little Kanawha River. It was originally referred to as “the ford” because it was a place where travelers could cross the river. Today, bridges have mostly replaced the largest fords in the area.
New Dunlap Creek Bridge
This former Warren through truss over Dunlap Creek in Callaghan, Virginia, seems to have been demolished, with a replacement in the works.
The Saga of the Dunbar-South Charleston Bridge
The Dunbar-South Charleston Bridge, commonly known as the Dunbar Toll Bridge, was initially constructed as a tolled crossing by the city of Dunbar, West Virginia. It was to connect the emerging suburban community of Dunbar with industrial centers across the river. Lower than expected traffic counts and competition from free bridges forced the sale of the bridge in the 1970s.
Deconstruction of the Donald M. Legg Memorial Bridge Continues
The gradual deconstruction of the 60-year-old Donald M. Legg Memorial Bridge continues. Completed in December 1963, it carried Interstate 64 over the Kanawha River between St. Albans and Nitro, West Virginia.
Mid-Hudson Bridge at Sunset
Enjoy these photos and a brief history of the Mid-Hudson Bridge, a wire suspension crossing that carries US Route 44 and NY Route 55 over the Hudson River between Ulster County and Poughkeepsie, New York.
Three of New Croton Reservoir’s Notable Bridges
In Westchester County, New York, three notable bridges span the New Croton Reservoir.
Croton Dam and Bridges
The construction of the New Croton Dam in Westchester County, New York, necessitated the erection of two distinctive steel arch structures.
The Bridges Around Bear Mountain, New York
The environs of Bear Mountain in New York are traversed by many historic and contemporary bridges that span the Hudson River and its tributaries.
Fresh Renovations for Wheeling
A renovation to the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge and major repairs to 26 bridges along Interstate 70 in and around Wheeling, West Virginia, are wrapping up.
Compansion Crossing of the Brent Spence Bridge Gets Major Funding Boost
On January 4, 2022, President Joe Biden visited Cincinnati, Ohio, to discuss the Brent Spence Bridge project alongside senators and governors.