Even though the new I-59/20 bridges are open to traffic, construction continues under the bridge decks to create CityWalk BHAM. Dirt work and excavation is underway now.



a view of a large building: View from along Ninth Ave. North near 18th Street. The I-59/20 Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project continue in downtown Birmingham with work under the bridges which will be the site for CityWalk BHAM.


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View from along Ninth Ave. North near 18th Street. The I-59/20 Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project continue in downtown Birmingham with work under the bridges which will be the site for CityWalk BHAM.



a large building: View of the construction at the eastern end of the project a block west of Carraway Blvd. The I-59/20 Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project continue in downtown Birmingham with work under the bridges which will be the site for CityWalk BHAM.


© Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com/Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com/al.com/TNS
View of the construction at the eastern end of the project a block west of Carraway Blvd. The I-59/20 Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project continue in downtown Birmingham with work under the bridges which will be the site for CityWalk BHAM.

This is part of the I-59/20 Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project that built the new bridge decks last year through Birmingham.

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October 10, 2020, marks the 28th anniversary of the inauguration of Kolkata’s Vidyasagar Setu — or the second Hooghly bridge. Time then for a quiz on bridges.

Building bridges

1 The Howrah Bridge — another Kolkata icon and also the first Hooghly bridge — is the busiest in the world in terms of pedestrian traffic. But the George Washington Bridge is the busiest in terms of vehicular traffic. In which city would you find it?

2 If an overpass is a bridge that separates incompatible intersecting traffic, especially road and rail, and a viaduct is a bridge that connects points of equal height, what is the term for a bridge that carries water?

3 Which famous bridge — also a tourist favourite — was nicknamed the ‘wobbly bridge’ by its city’s residents after pedestrians experienced an alarming swaying motion on the day of inauguration?

4 The Half Way to Hell

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Zara Saponja, leads the Joly family ...

Rachel Ellis, The Denver Post

Zara Saponja leads the Joly family of Chicago on a horseback ride in The Great Sand Dunes National Park outside Mosca on Friday, July 31, 2020. The Zapata Ranch, located about eight miles from the dunes, offers several activities to guests that connects them to the natural world, including a day riding horses and hiking in the dunes.

Along with raising cattle and bison on five ranches, Duke Phillips III and his team are raising awareness about ranching as a way of life and a way to conserve the West’s open spaces, wildlife and other natural resources.

Even during the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide drought in Colorado, Ranchlands, the management company founded by Phillips, is still running cattle, running workshops and programs and hosting visitors at the Medano-Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley.

Work goes on at the Chico Basin Ranch southeast of

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