In every era of the human life the significance of building the bridges has remained consistent. The marvelous bridges are mostly arches, beam bridges, cable-stayed bridges, cantilever bridges and suspension bridges. The planning and the designs of bridges may vary depending on the function of the bridge and the nature of the terrain where the bridge is to be constructed. There is a long list of the amazing bridges of the lovely planet; however, we’re trying to bring before you the most noteworthy of them in this series.
These are the images of some more amazing bridges of the world for your interest.
11- Stari Most Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Stari Most is a historic and Ottoman bridge of the 16th century built in the city of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This bridge crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city. The Old Bridge stood for 427 years, until it was destroyed on November 9, 1993 by Bosnian Croat forces during the Croat-Bosniak War.
12- Khaju Bridge of Isfahan, Iran
Khaju Bridge is considered as the most important recognizing emblem of the province of Isfahan in Iran. This bridge was constructed by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650 C.E., on the foundations of an older bridge.
13- Tower Bridge of London
Tower Bridge was built in 1894 in London, England over the River Thames. This bridge is basically a combined bascule and suspension bridge situated near the Tower of London. The bridge is 800 feet (244 m) in length with two towers each 213 feet (65 m) high, built on piers. The Tower Bridge is considered as the iconic symbol of London.
14- The Helix Bridge of Singapore
The Helix Bridge, previously known as the Double Helix Bridge, is a pedestrian bridge linking Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area in Singapore. The Helix is fabricated from approximately 650 tonnes of Duplex Stainless Steel and 1000 tonnes of carbon steel used in the temporary structure and also helping the bridge to get the helix shape.
15- The Vasco da Gama Bridge of Portugal
Vasco Da Gama Bridge of Portugal is a cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts and rangeviews that spans the Tagus River near Lisbon, capital of Portugal. It is the longest bridge in Europe with a total length of 17.2 km (10.7 mi), including 0.829 km (0.5 mi) for the main bridge, 11.5 km (7.1 mi) in viaducts, and 4.8 km (3.0 mi) in dedicated access roads.
This was the third 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 and second part of this series ;