BRIDGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BRIDGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Correction: Berkshire Hathaway Investments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301284-79/berkshire-hathaway-associated-bridge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301284-79/berkshire-hathaway-associated-bridge.html.csp">Correction: Berkshire Hathaway Investments</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:27:02.253-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OMAHA, Neb. • In a story Aug. 14 about changes to Berkshire Hathaway’s stock portfolio, The Associated Press reported erroneously the company had reduced its stake in engineering and construction firm Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. by 1.1 million shares. Berkshire Hathaway has increased its position in Chicago Bridge & Iron by 1.2 million shares.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583012842014-08-15T14:27:02.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T14:27:02.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301284@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:27:02 MDT Gallery: Swimming to school in western India http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296707-68/india-river-students-swim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296707-68/india-river-students-swim.html.csp">Gallery: Swimming to school in western India</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AJIT SULANKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:20:31.031-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sajanpura Village, India • It’s a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of clothing in plastic bags or buoyant jugs as they cross the Heran River, shoulder deep in places. Parents or other adults sometimes accompany them on the 15-meter (50-foot) swim. The girls put on their dry clothes in a small changing room, while the boys change on the riverbank. The st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967072014-08-14T09:20:31.031-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:20:31.031-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296707@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:20:31 MDT New road makes Grand Canyon Skywalk trip faster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289813-79/canyon-skywalk-grand-road.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289813-79/canyon-skywalk-grand-road.html.csp">New road makes Grand Canyon Skywalk trip faster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T19:07:01.993-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Crews recently paved the final 9-mile stretch of dirt and gravel road that had tour operators complaining of broken windows, flat tires, missing hubcaps and dust. Motorists now have a smooth drive to the tribe’s premier tourist destination, a horseshoe-shaped glass bridge that gives visitors a view of the ca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898132014-08-12T19:07:01.993-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T19:07:01.993-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289813@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:07:01 MDT Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279024-68/bridges-bridge-county-soybean.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279024-68/bridges-bridge-county-soybean.html.csp">Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID MERCER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:38:01.884-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockland, Ill. • A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland, Illinois, represents just the kind of headache the nation’s soybean farmers hope a multimillion-dollar campaign and a little creative thinking will cure. The 50-feet concrete span and hundreds like it in soybean-growing states can’t handle the weight of fully loaded grain trucks that’ll be bringing an expected record harvest to grain elevators this fall. That means those who use the often small, obscure bridges will have to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279024@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:38:01 MDT Utah hike of the week: Shingle Creek Trail — Uinta Mountains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58216188-117/creek-shingle-trail-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58216188-117/creek-shingle-trail-lake.html.csp">Utah hike of the week: Shingle Creek Trail — Uinta Mountains</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.961-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions • Remember to purchase your recreation pass at the Forest Service office in Kamas, 50 E. Center St., or at the self-pay stations along Highway 150. To reach the trail head from Kamas, take Highway 150 east for 9.8 miles. A few hundred yards past the turn for Shingle Creek Campground is the sign for Shingle Creek Trail. It’s on the north side of the road. A short gravel road will take you to the trail head. The Shingle Creek Trail is a mix of steep and gradual ascents through fores...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216188@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT Kitten survives being thrown off bridge, swims to shore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173850-68/miller-kitten-bridge-cat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173850-68/miller-kitten-bridge-cat.html.csp">Kitten survives being thrown off bridge, swims to shore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T13:08:13.898-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Savannah, Ga. • Animal control officers say a 10-week-old kitten that was thrown off a bridge and survived is recovering at an animal shelter, and police are seeking the person who tossed him. The kitten is being called “Nemo” by caregivers at the Savannah animal shelter where he’s recovering after Thursday’s ordeal, said Julian Miller, a spokesman with Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police. Miller visited the cat at the shelter Friday, and says he’s expected to survive. “No broken bones,” Miller...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581738502014-07-11T13:08:13.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T13:08:13.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173850@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:08:13 MDT Teen critically hurt in Summit County ATV crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153990-78/atv-bridge-county-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153990-78/atv-bridge-county-crash.html.csp">Teen critically hurt in Summit County ATV crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:04:04.613-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four teenagers were injured, one critically, in a Summit County ATV crash on Friday. The four teens were riding an ATV west on Weber Canyon Road, east of Oakley, on Friday afternoon when a truck came up behind them, said Summit County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Bridge. The truck tried to pass them near 6500 East as the ATV slowed down, but the ATV turned left in front of the truck, Bridge said. The girl who was critically injured was flown in a medical helicopter to a Wasatch Front hospital. The other ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:04:04 MDT Arizona town: Our London Bridge is not falling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139563-68/bridge-havasu-lake-london.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139563-68/bridge-havasu-lake-london.html.csp">Arizona town: Our London Bridge is not falling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • The London Bridge is not falling down, despite a British tabloid saying that the western Arizona tourist attraction could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism. Lake Havasu City officials heard about the story in The Sun after a local resident from a London suburb showed them a copy of the tabloid. They say it was a slap in the face, particularly when more than $600,000 in bridge improvements are planned for this summer. They demanded a retraction and an apology from the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395632014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139563@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:31:21 MDT Bystanders talk suicidal Utah woman out of jumping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58113850-78/amp-christiansen-police-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58113850-78/amp-christiansen-police-woman.html.csp">Bystanders talk suicidal Utah woman out of jumping</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T08:35:01.868-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A suicidal woman was coaxed off a highway overpass by concerned citizens Wednesday morning, according to Murray police. Murray Police Sgt. Paul Christiansen said the woman was seen standing on a bridge that spans Interstate 215 near the Sam’s Club at 6525 S. State St. She had written a suicide note and was threatening to throw herself onto the freeway below, said Christiansen. A bystander called police at 10:05 a.m. By the the time police arrived on the scene, citizens had dissuaded her from ju...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58113850@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:35:01 MDT News roundup: Another bridge scandal for Chris Christie? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58107997-64/trib-utah-dnews-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58107997-64/trib-utah-dnews-obama.html.csp">News roundup: Another bridge scandal for Chris Christie?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T09:24:16.474-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Another bridge scandal for Chris Christie? LDS Church excommunicates Kate Kelly. Shurtleff, Swallow used businessman's jet, Ferrari. Happy Tuesday. Is there another bridge scandal for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie brewing? Investigators looking into the whole bridge closure issue from last year have stumbled on to another concern: That Christie officials pushed to divert money from the Port Authority to fix a state-owned bridge -- which isn't part of the Port Authority's purview -- again...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58107997@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:24:16 MDT Kosovo police disperse protesters in tense north http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58100793-68/kosovo-police-albanians-ethnic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58100793-68/kosovo-police-albanians-ethnic.html.csp">Kosovo police disperse protesters in tense north</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T16:17:13.054-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mitrovica, Kosovo • Kosovo police fired tear gas and used batons to disperse hundreds of ethnic Albanians angry because minority Serbs reinforced a barricade separating parts of central Mitrovica. At least seven police officers were injured and five cars set ablaze by protesters. NATO armored vehicles staked out a downtown bridge. The alliance leads a 5,000-strong peacekeeping force in Kosovo. Lt. Col. John Cogbill of Richmond, Virginia, who is in the U.S. contingent, said peacekeepers were call...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581007932014-06-22T16:17:13.054-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T16:17:13.054-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58100793@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:17:13 MDT