Bridges Saved

Bridges of historical significance or local interest are often saved. This is the newspaper documentation on the preservation of two bridges.

EUREKA - After about 75 years, the Dan Hartter bridge near Eureka is changing location. It's not uncommon to see cars, trucks, vans, semis and even the occasional pre-fabricated house traveling down the highway.

LACON, IL An old iron bridge that has more than done its duty at a creek crossing in rural Marshall County could have a new life in one of three different locations.

The 75-year-old structure, which has become unsafe for truck and bus traffic, could provide greater pedestrian access to some parts of a city park in Chillicothe.

Springdale Cemetary in Peoria, IL has renovated two old bridges.