The Batman Bridge is the first cable-stayed bridge in Australia crossing the Tamar River in northern Tasmania. The bridge is on the Batman Highway connecting the West Tamar Highway to the East Tamar Highway.
The bridge's deck is supported by a single A-frame pylon constructed on the west bank of the Tamar river, on a solid dolerite rock base. The east bank being soft clay is not capable ...
The Golden Gate Bridge is known as one of the most beautiful bridges in the world. It is estimated that about nine million people from around the world visit the Bridge each year (1989 survey by San Francisco Convention and Visitor Bureau).
Glienicke Bridge was the scene of exchanges of secret agents. It was one of the few places in the world where the United States and the Soviet Union stood directly opposite each other. And so deals could be made here without any of their allies having any say in the matter.
This bridge between West-Berlin and the former DDR was a hotspot of cold-war times. Spies were frequently exchang...
The 25 de Abril Bridge
(Ponte 25 de Abril) is a suspension bridge connecting the city of Lisbon, capital of Portugal, to the municipality of Almada on the left bank of the Tagus river.
It was inaugurated on August 6, 1966 and a train platform was added in 1999.
It is often compared to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, USA. (The same company constructed both bridge...
I'm surprised this hasn't been noticed before due to its Proximity of such a famous landmark, but this road next to the Golden Gate Bridge is very bumpy. Terrain error right next to the bridge causes the land to jut up and the road look unnatural.
Vauxhall Bridge is a steel arched bridge for road and foot traffic, crossing the River Thames in a north-west south-east orientation, between Lambeth Bridge and Grosvenor Bridge, in central London. On the north bank is Westminster, with Tate Britain and the Millbank Tower to the north-east, and Pimlico and its tube station to the north and east. On the south bank, Vauxhall Cross, site of Vauxha...
During the middle of the 19th century the Government of Victoria voted the sum of £5000 for the construction of a large equatorial telescope to be erected at the Melbourne Observatory, Australia.
The construction of the grand instrument was entrusted to Mr.Grubb, F.R.S., of Dublin, Ireland. At the commencement of the year 1868 the telescope was completed.
The Great Melbourne teles...
The Y-Bridge is an old highway bridge over the James River located at Galena, Missouri and opened in 1927. It is named the Y-Bridge because it is shaped like the letter "Y". The bridge is such that (going east), one could then either head north or south upon reaching the east end, where the highway was between a steep bluff on the east and the river on the west. It was built to accomm...
Six years, 500 million euros, 918 meters long.......now this is engineering! This is a channel-bridge over the River Elbe and joins the former East and West Germany, as part of the unification project. It is located in the city of Magdeburg, near Berlin.It will be the largest water bridge in Europe.
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