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a ‘bridge of stars’ connects two of our closest galaxies


sadly it’s not walkable v. belokurov, d. erkal and a. mellinger a bridge of stars connects the large and small magellanic clouds, two galaxies that orbit our own milky way. the bridge’s brightness has been enhanced in this image. europe’s gaia spacecraft has spotted a ‘bridge of stars’ between two dwarf galaxies. the bridge—a halo of…






pennsylvania-nj bridge closed 7 weeks reopening after repair


bristol, pa. — a major pennsylvania-new jersey bridge closed since jan. 20 for repairs to a fractured beam is reopening.the reopening of the 1.3-mile-long interstate 276 bridge linking the pennsylvania and new jersey turnpikes is taking place thursday night, ahead of schedule.highway officials say two improperly drilled inch-wide holes later filled with weld material were identified as the main cause of the fracture in one of the bridge's trusses. they say other factors certainly had an impact but have been difficult to pinpoint.no other such weld-filled holes were found on the bridge.the bridge typically carries about 42,000 vehicles a day. it opened in 1956.






highway 1 bridge to be demolished monday


big sur – the condemned pfeiffer canyon bridge on highway 1 will be demolished on monday with a wrecking ball, caltrans announced friday.the wrecking ball will be hung from a crane on the north side of the bridge. it will start slamming into the bridge at 7 a.m. jim shivers, a caltrans spokesman, said engineers plan on completing the demolition on monday, though it could take hours to complete.“this is not likely something that’s going to happen in five or 10 minutes, this could go on for hours until the structure comes down,” shivers said, adding that engineers want the demolition to be slow and methodical.debris from the bridge will fall to the canyon below and shivers said crews will use equipment to break the debris up before a bulldozer will gather the material to put it on a truck an






flood-hit tadcaster bridge reopens after 13 months


tadcaster residents have gathered to walk over a newly-reopened bridge in north yorkshire after being closed for more than a year.the 18th-century bridge partially collapsed on 29 december 2015.without it, people had to take a 16-mile round trip to get from one side of tadcaster to another.flood-hit tadcaster bridge opens to reunite towntadcaster's flood-hit bridge arch supports replacedtadcaster's flood-hit bridge repairs completion delayed 'until january'tadcaster bridge: brewery objection dismissed by counciltadcaster bridge: objection lodged to widening planflood-hit tadcaster bridge to be widened during repairstadcaster footbridge over wharfe opens to reunite flood-split town






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golden gate bridge suicide barrier completion date set


a date has been set for completion of a suicide barrier on the golden gate bridge.the bridge district last month issued a notice to proceed with the project and is now targeting jan. 12, 2021, as the date to finish it.work has already begun.“it may not be visible on the bridge, but there is already activity going on in the contractor’s office and in our engineering office,” said ewa bauer, bridge engineer, adding that meetings are occurring about twice a week on logistics.the first evidence the public will see of the project is construction of a fence on the span designed to protect workers below, bauer said.the golden gate bridge board in december unanimously agreed to award the building contract to oakland-based shimmick/danny’s joint venture. the project is expected to cost as much as $






final span of highway 1 bridge comes down


big sur – nine days after the demolition began, crews brought down the final span of the condemned pfeiffer canyon bridge on wednesday afternoon.contractors and caltrans engineers used a hoe ram, a hydraulic breaker attached to an excavator, to bring down the southern span just as they did with the other two spans. caltrans will continue to break up the bridge debris and separate it into concrete, steel rebar and wood to be recycled over the coming days.“they’re breaking it up so they can haul it off — there’s a lot of it,” caltrans spokeswoman susana cruz said.the center span fell on saturday and the northern span was demolished march 16.the new bridge will be a columnless, single-span steel plate girder bridge that caltrans plans on completing in six months, weather permitting. the steel






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bridge over i-64 to be named after slain virginia trooper


newport news, va. — a bridge in newport news will be named after a virginia trooper who was killed last year at a richmond bus station.gov. terry mcauliffe recently approved legislation that would name the state route 143 bridge at exit 255 over interstate 64 in newport news as the "trooper chad phillip dermyer memorial bridge."dermyer was killed in march 2016 by a gunman at a greyhound bus station while police were holding a counterterrorism training exercise. the 37-year-old trooper is survived by his wife and two children.






bridge over i-64 to be named after slain virginia trooper


newport news, va. (ap) — a bridge in newport news will be named after a virginia trooper who was killed last year at a richmond bus station.gov. terry mcauliffe recently approved legislation that would name the state route 143 bridge at exit 255 over interstate 64 in newport news as the “trooper chad phillip dermyer memorial bridge.”dermyer was killed in march 2016 by a gunman at a greyhound bus station while police were holding a counterterrorism training exercise. the 37-year-old trooper is survived by his wife and two children.






italy: two die as motorway bridge collapses near ancona


media captionthe aftermath of the bridge collapse in anconaa motorway bridge has collapsed near the north-east italian city of ancona, killing two, italian officials say.the victims were in a car below the bridge when it fell down onto the a14 road, which runs between loreto and ancona south.the collapse involved a temporary structure which was supporting the bridge, autostrade, the italian highways agency said.two romanian workers were also injured, italian media reported.image copyrightpolizia de statoimage caption the married couple were killed as they drove under the bridge, reports say the two people who died were a husband and wife, originally from the province of ascoli piceno, whose white nissan qashqai was crushed as the bridge came down, ansa news agency reported.the bridge had b






big sur tears down buckling bridge


var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push([’embed’]);a storm-battered span that connects northern california to big sur is being demolished on monday, leaving the bay area without a straight shot to one of the most beloved places on california’s central coast for months to come.a 6,000-pound wrecking ball, dropped from a tall crane, is destroying the sinking pfeiffer canyon bridge, a nondescript but critical route from the north along highway 1 to big sur’s popular destinations like nepenthe restaurant, ventana inn, post ranch inn and deetjen’s inn.two of the three piers that support the 1960s-era bridge cracked after heavy rains, and it could take at least a year to rebuild.the project is tricky, due to electrical lines and its location in a pristine and protected landscape, said susana cruz, a






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a bronze plaque will be unveiled at the pedestrian bridge on east sixth avenue and vaughn street in aurora urday during a rededication ceremony for doris ann brown,11, who was hit and killed by a drunken driver in 1972.the original bridge was built in 1973. the new bridge cost the colorado department of transportation $2.6 million and was completed in october. a new sidewalk was added for pedestrians on the south side of sixth avenue from vaughn street to potomac street to help improve a bus stop.in 1997, the city of aurora’s historic preservation commission named the bridge the doris ann memorial bridge on the 25th anniversary of her death and at the request of her family. the preservation committee, tasked with recommending names for public places based on the city’s history, gave cdot c






highway 1 bridge demolition progresses, slowly


big sur –  pfeiffer canyon bridge is falling down … very slowly.the crew demolishing the bridge made considerable progress thursday, at least in comparison to when work began monday.workers modified the crane wednesday by installing two new valves, extending the crane another 75 feet and removing one piece of the crane, which enabled them to resume the demolition late that afternoon, according to caltrans spokesman jim shivers.“we now have the free fall with the velocity and the power that we had hoped,” he said.the 6,000-pound wrecking ball smashed through most of the concrete in the crease where the bridge had buckled at its northern end by late thursday morning. but the rebar underneath that asphalt helped hold the bridge together and keep it standing.“i think it’s a testament to the en






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a lorry was stuck on tram lines for hours on tuesday morning and within days, in the same city, another was caught under a bridge.friday's tight squeeze - under a bridge in the dale end area of birmingham - is just the latest in a series of squeaks across town.a dale end bridge was the problem for another lorry in november and then in january, one shredded the roof of its trailer under a bridge by a railway station, scattering debris across the road.the vehicles which could not budge at the public transport hubs caused disruption to rush hour commuters.lorry wedged under birmingham overp






driver dies after being blown off chesapeake bay bridge-tunnel bridge


virginia beach, va. -- authorities say a navy helicopter plucked a driver from the roof of a tractor-trailer after it was swept off the chesapeake bay bridge-tunnel by high winds and began floating in the water. the driver later died.thomas anderson, deputy director of finance and operations for the bridge and tunnel district in virginia, told the ociated press thursday in a phone interview that the driver was alive right after it fell into the bay. he was standing on the floating truck. according to anderson, the driver of the semi died as he was being transported to sentara norfolk general hospital by a navy helicopter, cbs affiliate wtkr reports. u.s. coast guard petty officer corinne zilnicki says the tractor-trailer was blown off the bridge shortly before 12:30 p.m. and the driver was






highway 1 replacement bridge in big sur ready in six months


big sur – a new pfeiffer canyon bridge will be ready for foot and vehicular traffic in six months according to the latest update from caltrans.“demolition will continue for about another week,” said susana cruz, caltrans spokeswoman. “once it’s been demolished and cleared, we’ll start construction.”cruz said the preliminary design for the bridge has been completed along with getting the permits and approvals from different agencies including the central coast regional water quality control board and california department of fish and wildlife.cruz said the cost, including demolition and construction, will total about $21 million, and building the span will be handled by golden state bridge out of benicia. it is expected to be ready by mid- to late september.the 60-foot steel girders have be






deadly motorway bridge collapse in italy


image copyrightpolizia de statoimage caption reports suggest a temporary support collapsed a motorway bridge has collapsed near the north-east italian city of ancona, killing two, italian officials say.the two people who died were in a car below the bridge when it fell down onto the a14 road, which runs between loreto and ancona south, italian media reported.the collapse involved a temporary structure which was supporting the bridge, the italian news agency ansa quoted autostrade as saying.two people were also reported injured.image copyrightpolizia de statoimage caption two people died in the incident






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the latest: pennsylvania-nj bridge reopens after 7 weeks


bristol, pa. — the latest on the reopening of the interstate 276 bridge (all times local):11:20 p.m.a pennsylvania-new jersey bridge closed for 7 weeks for repairs to a fractured beam has reopened.the reopening of the 1.3-mile-long interstate 276 bridge linking the pennsylvania and new jersey turnpikes took place thursday night, ahead of schedule. it had been closed since jan. 20.highway officials say two improperly drilled inch-wide holes later filled with weld material were identified as the main cause of the fracture in one of the bridge's trusses. they say other factors certainly had an impact but have been difficult to pinpoint.no other such weld-filled holes were found on the bridge.the bridge typically carries about 42,000 vehicles a day. it opened in 1956.___6:40 p.m.a major pennsy






bridge closure leaves california's big sur community reeling


almost all the hotels, restaurants and state parks cut off when a bridge on the central california coast crumbled last month remain closed, but kurt mayer chose to keep his deli and taproom open — even though it's costing him.






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tramps, macgyver — and a snowy owl prowl. where are you?here’s another clue to get you started:clue: there’s a canopy walk, too.answer: …this spectacular, 460-foot long bridge just outside vancouver, british columbia, takes visitors over the capilano river, which flows 230 feet below. the capilano suspension bridge has been a tourist attraction since scottish civil engineer george grant mackay built it in 1889. the original bridge — constructed from wooden planks and hemp rope — looked like something out of an indiana jones movie. “capilano tramps” arrived by steamship, then hiked — or “tramped” — up the trail to reach mackay’s cabin and bridge.cables replaced the ropes in the early part of the 20th century, the bridge was completely rebuilt in 1956 and additional attractions — such as a t






london attack: what we know so far


five people have died and 40 people have been injured in a terror attack near the houses of parliament. here is what we know so far. what happened?at 14.40 gmt a single attacker drove a car over westminster bridge, near the houses of parliament in central london, killing two pedestrians and injuring many more. media captionlondon attack: eyewitness describes terror scene aftermaththe car then crashed into railings outside the houses of parliament. the attacker, armed with a knife, ran to parliament where he was confronted by the police. one officer - who was not armed - was stabbed and killed.the attacker was shot dead by armed officers.latest updates from the scene in westminsterwhat was the scene like?witnesses have described pandemonium and panic. one, richard tice, said he was coming o






london attack: what we know so far


four people have died and 20 people have been injured in a terror attack near the houses of parliament. here is what we know so far. what happened?at 14.40 gmt a single attacker drove a car over westminster bridge, near the houses of parliament in central london, killing two pedestrians and injuring many more. media captionlondon attack: eyewitness describes terror scene aftermaththe car then crashed into railings outside the houses of parliament. the attacker, armed with a knife, ran to parliament where he was confronted by the police. one officer - who was not armed - was stabbed and killed.the attacker was shot dead by armed officers.latest updates from the scene in westminsterwhat was the scene like?witnesses have described pandemonium and panic. one, richard tice, said he was coming o






london attack: what we know so far


four people have died and 40 people have been injured in a terror attack near the houses of parliament. here is what we know so far. what happened?at 14.40 gmt a single attacker drove a car over westminster bridge, near the houses of parliament in central london, killing at least two pedestrians and injuring many more. media captionlondon attack: eyewitness describes terror scene aftermaththe car then crashed into railings outside the houses of parliament. the attacker, armed with a knife, ran to parliament where he was confronted by the police. one officer, pc keith palmer - who was not armed - was stabbed and killed.the attacker was shot dead by armed officers.latest updates from the scene in westminsterwhat was it like on westminster bridge?witnesses have described pandemonium and panic






london attack: what we know so far


four people have died and 40 people have been injured in a terror attack near the houses of parliament. here is what we know so far. what happened?at 14:40 gmt a single attacker drove a car over westminster bridge, near the houses of parliament in central london, killing at least two pedestrians and injuring many more. media captionlondon attack: eyewitness describes terror scene aftermaththe car then crashed into railings outside the houses of parliament. the attacker, armed with a knife, ran to parliament where he was confronted by the police. one officer, pc keith palmer - who was not armed - was stabbed and killed.the attacker was shot dead by armed officers.latest updates from the scene in westminsterwhat was the scene on westminster bridge?witnesses have described pandemonium and pan






london attack: what we know so far


four people have died and 40 people have been injured in a terror attack near the houses of parliament. here is what we know so far. what happened?at 14:40 gmt a single attacker drove a car over westminster bridge, near the houses of parliament in central london, killing at least two pedestrians and injuring many more. media captionlondon attack: eyewitness describes terror scene aftermaththe car then crashed into railings outside the houses of parliament. the attacker, armed with a knife, ran to parliament where he was confronted by the police. one officer, pc keith palmer - who was not armed - was stabbed and killed.the attacker was shot dead by armed officers.latest updates from the scene in westminsterwhat was the scene on westminster bridge?witnesses have described pandemonium and pan






london attack: what we know so far


four people have died and 40 people have been injured in a terror attack near the houses of parliament. here is what we know so far. what happened?at 14:40 gmt a single attacker drove a car over westminster bridge, near the houses of parliament in central london, killing at least two pedestrians and injuring many more. media captionlondon attack: eyewitness describes terror scene aftermaththe car then crashed into railings outside the houses of parliament. the attacker, armed with a knife, ran to parliament where he was confronted by the police. one officer, pc keith palmer - who was not armed - was stabbed and killed.the attacker was shot dead by armed officers.latest updates from the scene in westminsterwhat was the scene on westminster bridge?witnesses have described pandemonium and pan






woman celebrating 21st birthday dies in nyc bridge crash


new york — authorities say a woman celebrating her 21st birthday has been killed when the car she was riding in crashed on a new york city bridge.police say the car was traveling from manhattan to brooklyn on the williamsburg bridge around 3:15 a.m. thursday when it crashed into a barrier, splitting the vehicle in two and scattering debris across the traffic lanes.the daily news (http://nydn.us/2ndcqk3 ) says the woman was riding in the back seat and was thrown from the vehicle. she was pronounced dead at the scene. her name was not immediately released.the man driving the car and male passenger were taken to bellevue hospital in stable condition. police say the driver faces driving while intoxicated charges.some of the bridge's brooklyn-bound lanes were closed during morning rush hour.






drowning, hypothermia killed man who drove truck off bridge


norfolk, va. — authorities say a tractor-trailer driver who initially survived after plunging off the chesapeake bay bridge-tunnel last week succumbed to hypothermia and drowned.donna price is district administrator for virginia's office of the chief medical examiner. she notes that water in the bay was about 45 degrees when joseph chen went off the bridge thursday while driving in high winds.authorities said the 47-year-old man from greenville, north carolina, was seen standing on the floating truck for some time. but when a navy helicopter rescued him, he was in the water and unresponsive. he died on the way to the hospital.authorities said driver error likely caused the accident. according to bridge official thomas anderson, chen was seen weaving his truck through traffic before it drov






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wrecking ball problems cause big sur bridge demolition delay


big sur – the wrecking ball didn’t do much damage monday as technical issues delayed the demolition of the condemned pfeiffer canyon bridge on highway 1.the contractors tasked with the demolition had trouble getting the crane’s free-fall function operating properly as they tried to slam the wrecking ball into the bridge.“the crane, in its current configuration, will not free fall the wrecking ball with the required force needed,” said susana cruz, a caltrans spokeswoman, in an email. “new parts have been ordered and should arrive (tuesday).”work could resume on the demolition as soon as wednesday morning, depending on the delivery and assembly of the new parts.david galarza, caltrans’ structure representative for the project, said crews disconnected the bridge’s metal railing in preparatio






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drivers in carver may lose a bridge as the city council considers renovations to its downtown streets.portions of 3rd street w., 5th street w., hickory street, ash street, jorgenson street, and broadway street could be upgraded. the city council is also considering what to do about a bridge that has been rated structurally deficient since at least 1991."the majority of the downtown streets have been reconstructed in the past 10 years," said brent mareck, carver's city manager. "these streets are the last to be reconstructed."one thing that may not be reconstructed, however, is w. 3rd street's bridge that runs over carver spring. that bridge is one of three in the city's downtown, and it is the only one there to be classified as structurally deficient by the minnesota department of transpor






downtown carver street renovations may include removing a bridge


drivers in carver may lose a bridge as the city council considers renovations to its downtown streets.portions of 3rd street w., 5th street w., hickory street, ash street, jorgenson street, and broadway street could be upgraded. the city council is also considering what to do about a bridge that has been rated structurally deficient since at least 1991.“the majority of the downtown streets have been reconstructed in the past 10 years,” said brent mareck, carver’s city manager. “these streets are the last to be reconstructed.”one thing that may not be reconstructed, however, is w. 3rd street’s bridge that runs over carver spring. that bridge is one of three in the city’s downtown, and it is the only one there to be classified as structurally deficient by the minnesota department of transpor






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medicare disciplines fairview over patient runaway


federal regulators declared a state of “immediate jeopardy” at the university of minnesota medical center last month because the hospital allowed a 13-year-old boy diagnosed with bipolar disorder to run away from one of its psychiatric wards two days after a suicide attempt.fairview tightened security practices following the dec. 5 incident, according to a medicare inspection report released this week, but the boy’s parents remain upset about the boy’s escape and other hospital missteps they say endangered their son.“just problem after problem after problem,” said ryan jancik, a longtime boyfriend of the boy’s mother who has power of attorney over the child’s care.the boy disappeared when a the ist took him and other patients out of the hospital’s locked pediatric psychiatric unit to go fo