Sunday, August 9, 2020

Bridges and overpasses

Steel Bridge (Portland)

A double decker truss bridge which was constructed in 1912. This bridge has a complex vertical lift which rises the double decker system from...

Hawthorne Bridge

A historical truss bridge, constructed in 1910. It has a vertical lift which operates up to this day, rising a section of bridge from...

St. Johns Bridge

A beautiful steel suspension bridge, constructed in 1931. The bridge towers have unusual Neo-Gothic forms. Bridge is 630 m long, the main span is...

Astoria – Megler Bridge

The longest continuous truss bridge in the United States. This 6.55 km long bridge was constructed in 1962-1966 across Columbia River. The longest span...

Oregon City Bridge

An impressive bridge in Art Deco style, constructed in 1922. It is 227 m long with 110 m long main span. Location, GPS coordinates: 45.359 N...

BP Pedestrian Bridge

A pedestrian footbridge over a busy inner-city highway. The bridge was built in 2004 and designed by Frank Gehry. Bridge has unusual, snake-like planning....

Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine

A beautiful bridge in Venetian Neo-Renaissance style, built in 1925 – 1927. Rebuilt in extended version in 2010. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.89291 N 81.30738 W Categories: Bridges and...

The old Navajo Bridge

The oldest of two steel arch bridges across Grand Canyon. Both are more than 140 m above the river, 254 and 277 m long,...

Hoover Dam Bridge

Bridge with the widest concrete arch in Americas, length of span - 320 m. Total length of bridge 579 m. Bridge is built across...

Windward Viaducts

Impressive pair of highway viaducts leading along the foot of Ko'olau Range. Viaducts are some 2 km long each, with both ends entering into...