In this episode, we’ll describe some more amazing bridges of the world. These bridges are so fabulous and astonishing in their designs that apart from providing the passage over the water, they have become the remarkable symbols of their particular areas. Such bridges are truly the masterpieces and the state of the art constructions designed and built by the engineers. The planning and the constructions of such bridges would have gone through many complications and hard work. Not only the scientific technology and resources are required to build such amazing brides, but they require the ultimate aesthetic approach and the precision.
These are the images of some more amazing bridges of the world for your interest.
6- The Historic Golden Gate Bridge
This amazing and historic suspension bridge connects the San Francisco city to the Marin County in California, USA. The construction of this amazing bridge was completed in 1937 and this is a fascinating fabrication of the steel work.
7- The Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia
Because of the fantastic arch-based design, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is also known as “The Cothanger”. It is also the fifth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world, and it is the tallest steel arch bridge, measuring 134 metres (440 ft) from top to water level.
8- The Nanpu Bridge in Shanghai, China
The Nanpu bridge is one of the most renowned cable-stayed brdges in China having seven lanes for the trafic and croses over the Huangpu river. The bridge has a main span of 428 meters (1,388 ft), shorter than its sister bridge, Yangpu.
9- The Historic Ponte Vecchio of Italy
Ponte Vecchio is a hstoric and Medieval stone arched bridge in Florence, Italy over the Arno river which is beleived to be firstly construted in the Roman era. The bridge consists of three segmental arches: the main arch has a span of 30 meters (98 ft) the two side arches each span 27 meters (88 ft).
10- The Tsing Ma Bridge of Hong Kong
This amazing bridge in Hong Kong is named after two islands; Tsing Yi and Ma Wan. The bridge has a main span of 1,377 metres (4,518 ft) and a height of 206 metres (676 ft). The span is the largest of all bridges in the world carrying rail traffic.
This was the second episode of the most amazing bridges of the world. In the next episode we’ll present before you some other fantastic bridges of the world. Click the following to visit the first part of this series ;