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2014 Othmar H. Ammann Awards

Yes sir, it's that time of year again. In connection with National Historic Bridge Month in November, the Bridgehunter's Chronicles is once again hosting the fifth annual Othmar H. Ammann Awards. Between now and December 1st, entries are being taken for the Ammann Awards in the categories of Best Photo, Best Kept Secret in the fields of individual bridges found and tour guides- cities/regions with a high number of historic bridges, Lifetime Achievement, Mystery Bridge and Bridge of the Year. More information on the Ammann Awards and where you can send your entries can be found here: http://thebridgehunter.areavoices.com/2014/10/26/now-taking-... Voting will take place beginning December 3rd, with the winners to be announced in January. More information on the voting scheme to come in the Chronicles very soon. If you have a bridge or a pontist that deserves accolades for all that has been done, then let's give them the recognition needed. Happy hunting and submitting.

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Coon Rapids Bowstring (Carroll County, Iowa)
October 31, 2014: Added by Luke
Sumpter Avenue Bridge (Carroll County, Iowa)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added City
Sioux Rapids Bridge (Buena Vista County, Iowa)
October 31, 2014: New photo from Luke
Moose Brook Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Boxed pony truss"
UP - Guadalupe River Swing Bridge (Victoria County, Texas)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added construction date and original railroad
CSX - Seneca Lift Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
October 31, 2014: New photo from Josh Biggers
Ashtabula Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
October 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
Passaic River RR Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
October 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler
Black River Bridge (Lorain County, Ohio)
October 31, 2014: Added by Dave King
PENN - Passiac River Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
October 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler
NS - Rouge River Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
October 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
Michigan Central Railroad Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
October 31, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
Forest Avenue Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
October 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
Free Bridge (Shasta County, California)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added length
MPLI - Redwood River Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
October 31, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
MPLI - Minnesota River Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
October 31, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
Burned Bridge (O'Brien County, Iowa)
October 31, 2014: Added by Luke
CNW - Small Stream Culvert (Buena Vista County, Iowa)
October 31, 2014: Added by Luke
Wilson Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
October 31, 2014: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Update name to Wilson Bridge; added some local history knowledge.
Summer Street Overpass (Kennebec County, Maine)
October 31, 2014: Added by Dave King
Platte River Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
October 31, 2014: Added by Dave King
MNCW - Spuyten Duyvil Bridge (New York County, New York)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added builder
Broward River Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
October 31, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
Ocean Highway Bridge (Chatham County, Georgia)
October 30, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
M&StL - Little Sioux River Bridge (Spencer) (Clay County, Iowa)
October 30, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added removal date
CNW - Little Sioux River Bridge (Brooke) (Buena Vista County, Iowa)
October 30, 2014: Added by Luke
M&StL - Sioux Rapids High Bridge (Buena Vista County, Iowa)
October 30, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Tall Wooden Trestle"
I-5 - North Fork Lewis River Bridge (Southbound) (Clark County, Washington)
October 30, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
NS Railroad Bridge (Adair County, Missouri)
October 30, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added category "Norfolk Southern Railway"
I-5 - North Fork Lewis River Bridge (Northbound) (Clark County, Washington)
October 30, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
Rock Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Iowa)
October 30, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge has been reportedly demolished
Dallas-Oak Cliff Viaduct (Dallas County, Texas)
October 30, 2014: Updated by M C Toyer: add history and vintage photograph
WBT&S - White Rock Creek Bridge (Trinity County, Texas)
October 30, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine Railway", "Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad"
I-5 - Lake Washington Ship Canal Bridge (King County, Washington)
October 30, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
Beaver Dam Creek Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
October 30, 2014: Added by Dave King

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