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  1. Until the construction of the nearby Williamsburg Bridge in 1903, the New York and Brooklyn Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world, 20% longer than any built previously. [172] At the time of opening, the Brooklyn Bridge was not complete; the proposed public transit across the bridge was still being tested, while the Brooklyn ...

  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. The dramatic and enthralling story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge at the time, a tale of greed, corruption, and obstruction but also of optimism, heroism, and determination, told by master historian David McCullough.

  4. Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vancouver. Visit us today and take a walk on the wild side.

  5. Mar 09, 2021 · The glass-decked Sundial Bridge, built in 2004 across the Sacramento River in Redding, California, makes use of the cable-stay technique in conjunction with elements of cantilever and suspension. The famed Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in 1883, is a hybrid cable-stayed and suspension bridge. 6. TIED-ARCH BRIDGE (BOWSTRING)

  6. Take a walk across the suspension bridge that's more than a hundred years old and enjoy the city views, or grab the ferry that crosses the East River throughout the day to catch a glimpse of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty from the water or zip between the boroughs on the L subway line.

  7. Jun 17, 2022 · The Historic Bridge Locator App, newly launched in 2022, is an app that will instantly locate all bridges on the HistoricBridges.org Bridge Browser, that are (or were) near your current location. As a web-based app it does require a working Internet connection, however the web-based design means it should be compatible with almost any smartphone.

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