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Broken Cable Again Closes WV Bridge

Frigid temperatures are being blamed for snapping a cable on one of the U.S.'s oldest bridges, shutting it down for emergency repairs for the second time in two years.


Tunnel May Bury Stonehenge Mystery

The chance to solve a 6,000-year-old mystery is butting heads with the needs of millions of motorists.


Military Coatings Mission Accomplished

Seven historic U.S. Army vehicles will greet this Veterans Day restored to their former glory, thanks to a massive volunteer effort by contractors and suppliers across the coatings industry....


Icons from the Past Secure a Future

Two covered bridges—unique pieces of Americana—will live out their third century with some additional protection.


A Wall, Long Gone, Ripe for Painting

Now, you can have your history and paint it, too. In what may be a perfect convergence of artistic, economic and historical opportunity, a German cement maker is peddling paint-your-own piec...


Public Works of the Year Honored

Twenty-five public-works projects throughout North America are being hailed for their efficient planning and cooperative achievements.


A Dazzling Homage to Camouflage

Hiding in plain sight has always been a crafty ruse, but if you want to completely confuse the enemy, you need to razzle-dazzle him.


Spain Denies Lion New Loins

Worried about corrosion, Spanish officials have sacked a petition to add testicles to a bronze lion statue in front of the country's Parliament building in Madrid.


Locals Gallop to Landmark’s Aid

It takes a village to paint a horse—especially when that critter blankets nearly two acres of a remote hillside.


Gold Coating Proves a 24kt Failure

A mysterious coating failure is causing 1,200 square feet of gold—a new, half-million-dollar paint job—to crack and peel on a massive historical monument in New York City’s Central Park.


A Tough Cell: Navy Seeks Prison Rehab

After a unanimous chorus of “thanks but no thanks” from other federal agencies, the U.S. Navy is again shopping a redevelopment opportunity for a century-old prison to the private sector.


Historic Army Project Enlists Painters

The largest U.S. Army museum in the world is recruiting volunteers for painting and blasting work on historic armored vehicles.


Discovery Befitting a Skeleton Crew

A well-preserved skeleton at least 2,000 years old has turned up under a Florida highway, found by construction crews digging a trench for a new water main.


Road Crew Finds 10K-Year-Old House

Construction crews widening a highway in Israel stumbled across what could be some of the earliest examples of urban planning: a 10,000-year-old home and a 6,000-year-old temple.


Halloween Booty: Blackbeard’s Guns

In a move unlikely to cheer Blackbeard’s ghost, the U.S. Coast Guard has recovered five cannons and multiple barrel hoops from the 18th-century pirate's shipwreck off the North Carolina coas...


67 Global Heritage Sites in Danger

Corrosion, development pressures, lean budgets and civil strife are endangering the future of 67 cultural-heritage sites worldwide, according to a new "watch list" issued by the World Monume...


Workers Discover Gold Rush-Era Boat

Construction workers have struck gold in California, discovering an intact boat that dates to the mid-19th century.


Graffiti Defaces 4,000-Year-Old Marker

UK preservationists and paint specialists are working to remove graffiti newly spray-painted on a Bronze Age-era national archaeological site in Wales.


Bidding Opens for Historic Lock Work

The New York State Thruway Authority is seeking bids to rehabilitate the historic Flight of Five Locks 67-71 on the Erie Canal in Lockport, NY.


Bids Invited for Covered Bridge Rehab

Pennsylvania is seeking contractors for coating and rehabilitation work on historic Schlicher's Covered Bridge, which spans Jordan Creek in the midst of a county-owned game preserve.


$17.5M Ship Museum Work Awarded

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has awarded a $17.5 million contract to Taylor Brothers Marine Construction Co., of Wilmington, NC, for upkeep of the Battleship USS Texas.


Corrosion Closes Oldest Vehicle Bridge

A snapped cable has forced the closure of the oldest vehicular suspension bridge still in use in the United States, West Virginia transportation officials said this week.


Bids Sought to Keep Texas Shipshape

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is inviting bids for repairs and recoating work on the historic battleship USS Texas (BB-35).


‘Shipwreck Coast’ Lighthouse Work Set

Careful cleaning and repainting of the oldest lighthouse on Lake Superior’s notorious “Shipwreck Coast” will complete a painstaking of the storied site, under a contract recently awarded to ...


Ship’s New Life Honors an Old Service

For 39 years, Nantucket Lightship / LV-112 guided transoceanic shipping to and from U.S. East Coast ports, through some of the most treacherous shipping lanes in the world.


Seeing Red Over Blue Bridge Made Yellow

A UK county council is red-faced after deciding to paint a historic bridge in the wrong color to speed up the project—even though the bridge will now need to be repainted.


Historic Seaport Painting Bids Sought

The City of Tacoma, WA, will open bids Nov. 29 for concrete coating and repair, steel coating, waterproofing, fireproofing and related work on the Foss Waterway Seaport, a historic structure...


KY Giving Away Bridge

Psst! Hey, buddy, want a bridge? A bit old and on the narrow side, but sound. And it’s free.


‘8th Wonder’ Bridge Walks New Walk

A historic bridge hailed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World” when it opened in 1882 has gained a new lease on life as a pedestrian walkway high above a Pennsylvania gorge.


Painting of Historic Light TOWER to Be Bid

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is prequalifying contractors to rehabilitate the Finns Point Rear Range Light, a historic 95-foot wrought iron tower at Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Ref...


Chicago Navy Pier Project Up for Bid

Chicago’s Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority will accept bids Feb. 25 for coating, waterproofing and related work on the city’s historic Navy Pier.


11 Historic Sites Join ‘Endangered’ List

A Negro League stadium, historic church, Civil War battlefield and eight other historical sites are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage, according to a new “endangered” list by the ...


Reviving a Classic: Restoration Does Honor to Ernest Flagg’s Naval Academy Chapel

The U.S. Naval Academy Chapel, designed by the noted Beaux-Arts architect Ernest Flagg, has been returned to its original glory with a $3.2 million interior restoration program.


Monuments Fund Names ‘At Risk’ Sites

The World Monuments Fund issues its 2010 World Monuments Watch, a list of 93 sites termed “at risk.”


 
 
   

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