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Suspension Bridges. A suspension bridge is a type of bridge which is built by suspending the roadway from cables attached to a master cable which runs above the length of the bridge. . They are strong and lightweight. ID: 229549

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Bridges

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Suspension Bridges

A suspension bridge is a type of bridge which is built by suspending the roadway from cables attached to a master cable which runs above the length of the bridge. They are strong and lightweight

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The Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge span in the world when it was completed in 1937

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The Tower Bridge was opened on June 30, 1894 by The Prince of Wales

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The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States built in 1883

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Arch Bridges

An arch bridge is a type of bridge that relies on a curved, semi-circular structure for its support.

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The Ponte Vecchio (literally “old bridge”) is a Medieval bridge over the Arno River in Florence; the only Florentine bridge to survive WWII

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Sydney Harbor Bridge is the world’s largest (but not the longest) steel arch bridge with the top of the bridge standing 134 meters above Sydney Harbor

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NY architecture firm Fxfowle is designing what will be the largest and tallest arch bridge in the world, at one mile long and 670 feet tall with a price tag of$817 million dollars.

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Cable Stayed Bridges

A cable-stayed bridge has one or more towers (or pylons), from which cables support the bridge deck

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The Millau Viaduct (“le Viaduc de Millau”, in French) spans the River Tarn valley near the medieval town of Millau in southern France

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Nanpu Bridge was made to minimize the amount of land used by the bridge approach

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The Alamillo Bridge provides a vital transport link across the Guadalquivir River from the Spanish city of Seville to La Cartuja Island

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Truss Bridges

The basic truss design consists of three basic components: the piers, the chords and the diagonal "webs" that give the truss its distinctive, triangular-webbed appearance. More elaborate truss bridges may also sport struts, sway bracing and wind bracing

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The design of the Bollman Truss Bridge-patented in 1852 and one of the first to use iron exclusively in all essential structural elements-was critical in the rapid expansion of American railroads in the 19th century

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The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 British-American World War II film. The film is based in Japan but the bridge is actually in Thailand

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Beam Bridges

A beam bridge, sometimes called a girder bridge, is a rigid structure that consists of one horizontal beam supported at each end, usually by some kind of pillar or pier.

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The Manchac swamp bridge in Louisiana is the 2nd longest in the United States, which carries Interstate 55 across the swamps

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The Tianjin Grand bridge is one of the youngest and also the second longest of all bridges and is a sea link

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Tilt Bridge

A tilt bridge is a type of moveable bridge which rotates about fixed endpoints rather than lifting or bending, as with a drawbridge

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The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is the world's first and currently only tilting bridge

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Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse "Gallopin' Gertie"

http://on.aol.com/video/the-original-tacoma-narrows-bridge-collapse-of-1940-119995718http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=97000

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Bibliography

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/famous-beam-bridges.htmlhttp://www.freshdesignweb.com/30-famous-bridge-architecture.htmlhttp://www.touropia.com/most-famous-bridges-in-the-world/http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/none/24-worlds-most-amazing-bridges-062644http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-suspension-bridge.htmhttp://www.travellerspoint.com/guide/Famous_Bridges/http://www.asce.org/People-and-Projects/Projects/Landmarks/Bollman-Truss-Bridge/


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