Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Bridges and overpasses

Golden Gate Bridge

Iconic bridge, one of the most popular bridges in the world. This 2,737 m long suspension bridge was constructed in 1933 - 1937. Pylons...

Miles Glacier Bridge (Million Dollar Bridge)

Million Dollar Bridge or, more officially - Miles Glacier Bridge - is a 470 m long railway bridge which was built in 1910. This...

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

Enormous cable-stayed bridge with two towers, each 175 m high, holding a deck with eight traffic lanes and pedestrian way. Total length - 4...

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...

Howrah Bridge

Impressive cantilever bridge across Hooghly River, built in 1943. The longest span - 457,5 m. Most likely, this is the busiest cantilever bridge in...

Double decker root bridge near Cherrapunji

Root bridges are not built but grown of the roots of Ficus elastica trees. Such a living bridge over time gets additional supports from...

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Iconic 139 meters high arch bridge, built in 1932. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.8517 S 151.2110 E Categories: Transport infrastructure, Bridges and overpasses Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

Sonjuk Bridge

A historical bridge which was constructed in 1290. A national monument since 1780, closed to traffic. In 1392 on this bridge was killed the...

Possible Maya bridge at Yaxchilan

Structures at the banks of Usumacinta River and in the middle of it hint at existence of the longest bridge of the ancient world....

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

A landmark bridge, constructed in 2012. Bridge is adorned with giant sculpture of dragon which every evening at 9 PM spews fire. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.0611...