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|The Golden Bridge that connects Ankleshwar to Bharuch was built in 1881 by the Britishers, who needed a bridge across the Narmada River to create better access to trade and administration officials in Bombay.|
The Golden Bridge has seen many floods and natural disasters like earthquakes, but it has stood for nearly 125 years, providing daily transportation to the people of Anklesh...
|Built in 1961, the Runcorn Bridge is a bridge of steel construction which crosses the River Mersey linking the towns of Runcorn and Widnes. It is the longest bridge of its type in the United Kingdom. The bridge is the first (road) crossing of the Mersey after the two toll tunnels at Liverpool. ||03/13/2006||419|
|Karluv Most, the famous Charles Bridge.|
The oldest bridge in Prague, built in the place of Judita's Bridge, badly damaged by a flood in 1342. The Stone or Prague Bridge since 1870 called Charles Bridge, was built by at the behest of Charles IV in the year 1357.
The construction was started by Master Otto and finished by Peter Parler in 1402. Both ends of the bridge are fortified by to...
|A new bridge under construction in Hong Kong with a total length of 2.9 miles. The harbour is also under construction.||09/14/2005||605|
|The Rion Bridge connects the Pelopponissos with the Greek mainland. With a lenght of 2252 Meters it is the world's longest cable-stayed suspended deck. It was opened on May 21, 2004.|
Unfortunately google earth's data for this region are pretty old, so you can only see the beginning of the construction.
|In 1945, the state highway departments of Delaware and New Jersey authorized construction of a Delaware River crossing between New Castle and Pennsville. On July 13, 1946, Congress authorized construction of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Construction of the first Delaware Memorial Bridge span began on February 1, 1949.|
From tower to tower, the main span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge me...
|According to certain data the bridge was built in the 6th century, whereas in its present form it was raised upon the old foundation in the time of the Sultan Murat II in the first half of the 15th century. As the name itself says, the stone bridge was built of solid stone blocks, while its massive construction is supported by firm columns, connected with semicircular arcs. |
The Stone Br...
|This picture of the bridge is very intersting because it the longest bridge of La Loire (longest river in France). Up to the bridge you can see all around you and specially the Atlantic Ocean and naval construction (Queen Mary II) of Saint-Nazaire.||10/16/2005||436|
|Bridge over Kwai river (3d model) "first construction of the steel bridge"|
The eleven span bridge spanning the Mae Klong river (renamed Kwai Yai river in 1960). Dismantled by the Japanese in Java and transported to the site in 1942, the bridge was rebuilt using prisoner of war (POW) labour, and opened for use in April 1943. One span of the bridge was destroyed by Allied aircraft ...
|The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction near Cañon City, Colorado, within a 360 acre (1.5 km²) theme park. The bridge deck hangs 1,053 feet (321 m) above the Arkansas River, and the bridge is billed as the highest suspension bridge in the world. The Royal Gorge Route Railroad runs under the bridge along the base of Royal Gorge. The bridge is 1260 feet (384 m) long and 18 feet (5 m) wide,...||01/21/2010||554|
|This is the Haunted railroad Bridge in Avon Indiana. Legend has it that while the bridge was under construction a worker fell into the wet cement and they could not get him out. So now every time a train goes over you can hear a man screaming. 40 years ago when I was a boy there were no houses around it and it crossed over a gravel road. It was quite scarry. The authorities had to put steel pla...||04/12/2007||518|
|The West Gate Bridge, Melbourne, Australia. On the 15th October 1970, the bridge collapsed during its construction, killing 35 workmen.||10/07/2005||451|