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Of or pertaining to any structure that spans and so provides passage over rivers,roads etc

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Bridge of Sighs

Architecture; Bridges

The Bridge of Sighs is a bridge in Venice, Italy. It connects the old prisons to the interrogation rooms in the Doge’s Palace and its name comes from Lord Byron describing that the view from the ...

The Humber Bridge

Architecture; Bridges

The Humber Bridge is a suspension bridge with the north tower sited on the high water line and the south tower founded in shallow water 500m from the shore. On the north bank, a hard well-jointed bed ...

Brooklyn Bridge

Architecture; Bridges

The Brooklyn Bridge, highly recognizable landmark and cultural icon, was the dream of John A. Roebling, the inventor of wire cable and an accomplished bridge builder. Designed in 1867, the bridge's ...

The Golden Gate Bridge

Architecture; Bridges

Initial plans for the Golden Gate Bridge showed a bulky cantilever-type structure which bears little resemblance to the final graceful design. Fortunately, the project evolved into the now-familiar ...

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

Architecture; Bridges

The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, connecting Kobe on the mainland with Awaji on Awaji Island, is a huge three-span cable-stayed bridge some 3910 meters in total length with a center span of 1990 meters. It ...

The Sydney Harbour Bridge

Architecture; Bridges

The Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened on March 19th 1932 after six years of construction. Made of steel the bridge contains 6 million hand driven rivets. The surface area that requires painting is ...


Architecture; Bridges

On June 12, 1986 the Danish Parliament approved the construction of a fixed link across the Great Belt. Following 12 years of intensive construction work, H.M. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ...

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