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  1. John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (USA, 1866), then the longest wire suspension bridge in the world at 1,057 feet (322 m) main span. Brooklyn Bridge (USA, 1883), the first steel-wire suspension bridge. Bear Mountain Bridge (USA, 1924), the longest suspension span (497 m) from 1924 to 1926. The first suspension bridge to have a concrete deck.

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  2. John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (USA, 1866), then the longest wire suspension bridge in the world at 1,057 feet (322 m) main span. Brooklyn Bridge (USA, 1883), the first steel-wire suspension bridge. Bear Mountain Bridge (USA, 1924), the longest suspension span (497 m) from 1924 to 1926. The first suspension bridge to have a concrete deck.

  3. Mar 22, 2010 · WATCH: Deconstructing History: Brooklyn Bridge. The Man with the Plan . John Augustus Roebling, the Brooklyn Bridge’s creator, was a great pioneer in the design of steel suspension bridges. Born ...

  4. In comparison, the Brooklyn Bridge, with wire-cable suspension, was designed with an excess strength factor of six. Wire cables have extremely high levels of redundancy, with the failure of a single wire strand almost unnoticeable. During the Brooklyn Bridge's construction, it was discovered that some rejected steel wire had been used.

  5. Aug 29, 2022 · Brooklyn police shooting: Cops open fire, injure suspect whom they thought was armed; Bushwick: Cops in search of duo who brutally robbed man in Bushwick; Crown Heights: Brooklyn teen girl shot dead on front stoop, suspects still at large: NYPD; Canarsie: Two arrested for livestreamed robbery of “bling” Bishop Lamor Whitehead’s Canarsie ...

  6. The Waco Suspension Bridge is the oldest Suspension Bridge still standing in Texas. Built it 1870, it was the first bridge across the Brazos River. This stunning bridge was built with cables supplied from John Roebling's firm, which built the Brooklyn Bridge. Today, it is a pedestrian-only bridge and is a wonderful place to watch the river roll by.

  7. Sep 22, 2022 · One of many signature landmarks of New York City, the Brooklyn Bridge is also one of the oldest suspension bridges in the country and a National Historic Landmark.

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