Strange Bridges From Around the World
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The marvel of modern technology and engineering has helped to create some of the most magnificent bridges to date. Here are some of the strangest and most interesting bridges in the world.
Davinci BridgePedestrian Bridge. Built after 500 years after Leonardo DaVinci’s drawings in Oslo, Norway Dragon Bridge, Vietnam bridge was designed and built in the shape of a dragon and to breathe fire and water each Saturday and Sunday night at 9 PM. Twin Sails Bridge, Dorset, England. Eshima Ohashi Bridge, JapanConstructed with a high span to allow the passage of boat traffic from the latter city, a major fishing port. Living Root Bridge, India Handmade from the aerial roots of Rubber Fig Trees by the Khasi and Jaintia peoples of the mountainous terrain along the southern part of the Shillong Plateau. Lucky Knot Bridge, Changsha ChinaSpans the Dragon King Harbor River in Changsha, China, twists and knots like a tangled shoestring. Its steely, 600-foot spine swoops into an infinite loop with no clear endpoint. Lego Bridge is a German concrete beam bridge that crosses over the Schwesterstraße in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Wuppertal, Germany. Gateshead Millennium Bridge, England, a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne in England between Gateshead’s Quays arts quarter on the south bank and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north. Banpo Bridge, Seoul, South KoreaNearly 10,000 LED nozzles run along both sides, shooting out 190 tons of water per minute. Circular laguna -Garzon UraguayDesigned by Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly, it gives travelers the chance to soak up the stunning view and get them across the water. Langkawi Sky Bridge, MalaysiaCable Stayed Bridge the bridge deck is located 660 meters (2,170 ft) above sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang on Pulau Langkawi, the main island of the Langkawi archipelago in Kedah. Thrift BridgePedestrian-only suspension bridge in the Swiss Alps. Henderson Waves Bridge, Singapore Bridge is considered one of the architectural wonders, 8-meters wide and 272-meters long. The highest pedestrian bridge connects Telok Blangah Hill Park to Mount Faber Park. Moses Bridge, Netherlands construction is entirely made of wood, waterproofed with foil.
Python Bridge, SingaporeSpans the canal between Sporenburg and Borneo Island in Eastern Docklands, Amsterdam. Navajo Bridge, Arizona pair of steel spandrel arch bridges that cross the Colorado River near Lee’s Ferry in northern Arizona. Slauerhoffbrug Flying Drawbridge, Netherlands world’s only bridge to physically move the road out of the way by thoroughly dissecting it from the bridge. Rolling Bridge LondonEight triangular sections hinged at the walkway level and connected above by two-part links that can be collapsed towards the deck by hydraulic cylinders.
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