WFIE reports that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is making progress on the I-69 Ohio River bridge project. Officials have identified five possible crossing sites and plan to narrow the range this fall. “But, the biggest question,” according to the station, “is how much the bridge will cost. Show More Summary
WAVY reports that Greg Woodsmall, vice president and former CEO of Elizabeth River Crossings, “is leaving the company for a new position in Northern Virginia. Woodsmall will be the new director of special projects for Dulles Greenway” in Northern Virginia. Show More Summary
The following is a guest post which originally appeared on the Facebook PCT 2017 group page, courtesy of Daniel Winsor. Daniel’s post addresses the challenges of creek crossings, and near-misses of two 2017 PCT hikers on the Mammoth to Sonora section. his section was difficult, there’s no way around that fact. Show More Summary
It might look awful when thousands of wildebeests drown and get chomped on by huge crocodiles during their crossing of the Mara River in the Serengeti. But a new report concludes that it has to happen for the river and the host of animals it supports to survive.
(Millbrook, NY) Each year, more than a million wildebeest migrate through Africa's Serengeti Mara Ecosystem. While crossing the Kenyan reach of the Mara River, thousands perish. A new study, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is the first to reveal how wildebeest drownings impact the ecology of the iconic river.
Thousands of wildebeest drown as they cross the Mara river in Kenya on their yearly migration – creating a boon for the river’s ecosystem
RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - At Raqqa's eastern edge, a handful of Syrian fighters cross a river by foot and car, all the while relaying their coordinates to the U.S.-led coalition so they don't fall victim to friendly fire.
The Virginian-Pilot editorial board commends Elizabeth River Crossings for recent customer service and billing improvements, and for changing its late fee policies. “This all comes under the direction of [Philip] Shucet, the former commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation and head of Hampton Roads Transit.... Show More Summary
Hood River News reports, “A burst of Memorial Day weekend traffic signaled a hectic summer for the Bridge of the Gods,” and a continuing rise in toll revenue. “Amid increasing crossings, the Port of Cascade Locks is poised to make short-term...Show More Summary
The Virginian-Pilot reports “Elizabeth River Crossings is altering its late fees for unpaid tolls and revamping its billing practices. The changes went into effect Friday. ERC has implemented a 30-day monthly billing cycle. The change...Show More Summary
Your story in this week’s issue, “Crossing the River No Name,” is about a group of Navy SEALs on patrol in Afghanistan. You were part of a Navy Special Ops team deployed in Afghanistan. Did you draw on events from your time there, or does the story involve things that simply could have happened?
NJ 101.5 reports that a segment of I-78, “[o]ne of the busiest truck crossings in the United States, and the most traveled roadway segment maintained by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission,... will receive improvements at...Show More Summary
At a steady pace of 30 mph or so, the train rolled north over the Schuylkill River, through the Reading & Northern yards in Port Clinton to Tamaqua. Continuing north, it crossed the 161-feet tall, 981-feet-long Hometown High Bridge.
Khost, Afghanistan: One rainy night, in March, 2009, we crossed a muddy field to intercept a group of Taliban who’d come out of the mountains of Pakistan. They were walking west. We were patrolling north to arrive at a point ahead of them, where we’d set up an ambush. Show More Summary
We have two new job listings over on the Ramblings' jobs board this week.... [visit site to read more]
Leaving Denver at sunrise this morning, I headed north on Interstate 25, passing the snowy peaks of the Front Range and undulating across the Piedmont, dipping to cross tributaries of the South Platte River. Approaching the Wyoming line,...Show More Summary
The agencies have to plan to move about 225,000 L train riders cross the East River each day.
I forgot to take videos for a lot of this stretch, but I think it’s pretty clear we’re all slowly losing our minds. Cabazon, Whitewater Preserve, river crossings and rock jumps, and the infamous Cajun Pass McDonalds.... The post Video Update – Cabazon to Cajun Pass (mile 209-342) appeared first on The Trek.
Editor’s note: The following excerpt was taken from FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape, an Army field manual published in 1968. Crossing Water General (1) Unless you are traveling in the desert, there is a good possibility that you will have to ford a stream or river. Show More Summary
My first tournament of the year has come and gone, covering what went down in this blog. This is the first time I have ever fished an April tournament in MN or WI and not really fished this part of the Mississippi River in April. For...Show More Summary