This is the text of a news release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC).
At the easternmost edge of Lake Erie, where the lake meets the Niagara River, the Peace Bridge connects the United States and Canada. The two-thirds-of-a-mile-long bridge is one of the busiest border crossings between the two countries, connecting Canada’s Fort Erie with Buffalo, New York. Show More Summary
The Bridge to Nowhere hike is a quintessential SoCal trail. The trail criss-crosses the East Fork of the San Gabriel River many times. In the spring, the water can run fast and deep. Sometimes it’s waist high in places, making crossing a wet proposition. Show More Summary
A design competition for a new Thames River crossing suggests that walking around London is about to get really exciting. If recent proposals are anything to go by, London will one day be the world's most fun place to be a pedestrian or a cyclist. Show More Summary
image via (cc) flickr user rod_waddington It’s estimated there are somewhere between 200-300 Cross River Gorillas left in the world, making them one of the planet’s most endangered primates. The Western Gorilla subspecies, so named for...Show More Summary
Chad Brown from Soul River has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a cross cultural expedition to educate 20 youth and fourteen veterans from the Portland-metro area and City of Vancouver Parks and Recreation to an Alaskan culture that relies heavily on the natural world and wildlife for sustenance and sustainability. LINK
More than two thousand years ago, ancient Greeks built pontoon bridges to cross the Bosphorus River from Europe to Asia. As time progressed, the Asian side of Istanbul grew as a largely residential area, housing roughly one-third of the city's population. Show More Summary
MY LOVE, DON'T CROSS THAT RIVER Alan Ginocchio who blogs at Some Final Thoughts let me know about the documentary, My Love, Don't Cross That River, that has broken all attendance records in its native country, South Korea. It tells....
A pipeline burst under the Yellowstone river on Saturday, resulting in a massive oil spill of over 50,000 gallons into the river and making residents extremely concerned about the proposed Keystone pipeline that is set to cross the river in the same city- Glendive, Montana. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: The Root’s editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., was one of 14 recipients Tuesday night of an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for his six-part PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Here’s his acceptance speech for the award:
A 17-year-old boy claims that he crossed a frozen river and crossed two continents by car and rail to escape from North Korea and arrive in Sweden. Unfortunately, he didn’t bring along any documentation, and Swedish authorities suspect he is really from China. Show More Summary
The Root editor-in-chief Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was among some 13 honorees Tuesday night as an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award winner for his PBS series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. The six-part documentary...Show More Summary
History.com: [Washington crosses the Delaware](http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/washington-crosses-the-delaware): >During the American Revolution, Patriot General George Washington crosses the Delaware River with 5,400 troops, hoping to surprise a Hessian force celebrating Christmas at their winter quarters in Trenton, New Jersey. Show More Summary
The 62nd reenactment, led by John Godzieba as Washington, saw the enthusiasts recreate the December 1776 event in sunnier conditions.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust A Buddhist parable tells of a man traveling along a path who approaches a raging river that he wants to cross. All around him lies danger, and safety is on the other side. Show More Summary
This is literally my childhood dream come true. Ex-army amphibious vehicles are serving as taxis crossing the rivers of St. Petersburg. Read more...
Visible from three of the bridges that cross the River Irwell in downtown Manchester, the bricked-up Victoria Arches (otherwise known as the Cathedral Steps) were once a part of a planned industrial strip that would hang over the river, but now they are a crumbling secret of the city's underground. Show More Summary
South Korean documentary My Love, Don't Cross That River gave Hollywood a run for its money at the local box office this frame — two weeks after its original release. At No. 10 on Rentrak's international chart this week, the heart-warming/tear-jerking film earned an estimated $4.7M this weekend to take its cume to $6.5M. Show More Summary
[The History Place](http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/revwar-75.htm): >Washington takes his troops across the Delaware River into Pennsylvania. The next day, over concerns of a possible British attack, the Continental Congress abandons Philadelphia for Baltimore. Show More Summary