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Originally named after dictator Salazar, it is the date of the Portugese Revolution
The longest suspension bridge in the world; opened 1998
Probaby the most beautiful bridge over the Thames in London
Given its current name on Remembrance Day in 1998 to honour the memory of the soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) served in World War I. [wikipedia]
Built in 1966-68, crosses the Tamar River in northern Tasmania. It was the first Cable-stayed bridge in Australia. Named after John Batman, Launceston businessman and founder of Melbourne.
In May, 2005 Venus Williams played a show game on the bridge against Ipek Senoglu, a Turkish tennis standout
Bridge connecting the islands of Streymoy and Eysturoy
Across the demarcation zone between North & South Korea
Bridge over the Rio di Palazzo was erected in the year 1600 to connect the Doge's prisons with the inquisitor's rooms in the palace. The nickname was invented when Lord Byron said that the bridge's name was inspired by the sighs of condemned led to death.
Spans the Derwent River in Tasmania, between Bridgewater and Granton. One of the first bridges constructed in Tasmania following British settlement in 1803, it is a vertical lift bridge.
Has a center lane open to pedestrians and bicycles
In Sydney, linking Sans Souci and Taren Point over the Georges River.
In Brisbane, linking Gardens Point to Woolloongabba over the Brisbane River.
Construction started in 1357; originally called "Stone Bridge"
Links Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick; opened May, 1997
The longest cross-sea bridge in the world at present.
Between Falster and Zealand
Opened in 1988 in Istanbul, it spans the Bosphorus Strait.
Links Scotland's capitol Edinburgh with Fife; featured in Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps"
Spans the Guldborgsund strait between the islands of Falster and Lolland at NykÃ¸bing Falster
Connects Manhattan Island in New York City and New Jersey
Notorious site for suicide. It is said a person jumps off the bridge every 15 days.
Largest construction project in Danish history
Spans the northern end of the Guldborgsun between the islands of Lolland and Falster
Under construction scheduled to be completed in 2008. A cable-stayed bridge across Hangzhou Bay China. It will be the second-longest bridge in the world and the longest trans-oceanic bridge.
Got its name from Dublin having to pay a half penny in taxes to pay for this bridge.
Named after then-governor of the state of Santa Catarina after completion in 1926. Closed since 1991.
896.5 meter-long wooden tollgate bridge built in 1879.
Kolkota the world's busiest cantilever bridge in the world and world's one of the longest cantilever bridges.
4th largest suspension bridge in the world
First bridge of its size made out of cast iron (opened in 1781)
Longest bridge in Bangladesh and second longest in South Asia
Second largest in China after the Runyang
Access bridge ("The Sky Gate Bridge R") The longest Truss bridge in the world. 3 750 m. It is double decker upper is road lower is railroad.
A railway bridge over Danube in CernavodÄƒ
(Kocher Valley Bridge) SchwÃ¤bisch Hall
A single-lane swing bridge that spans the Waihou River, near its emergence into the Firth of Thames in the Thames-Coromandel District of New Zealand's North Island. The bridge was completed in 1928 and is part of State Highway 25. The swinging span in the middle of the bridge is 43 metres long and with an overall length of 463 metres, the bridge is the longest and oldest single lane bridge within the state highway network.
Consists of 2 parallel bridges: the longest bridges in the world by total length (longest of the two is 23.87 miles)
Crosses the St. Lawrence River to ÃŽle d'OrlÃ©ans in QuÃ©bec
Dublin(Phoenix Park Tunnel)
Shanghai Municipality Longest single steel arch.
Pronounced "MACK-in-awe" it connects the upper and lower peninsulas of the US state of Michigan
Situated in Isabela, it is also the secong longest bridge in the Philippines.
Spans the Ganges connecting Patna in the south to Hajipur in the north in Bihar, India
Crosses Masnedsund between the islands MasnedÃ¸ and Zealand part of route to Falster
In Welsh, the "Pont Grog y Borth"; it spans the Menai Straits from the island of Anglesey to the mainland of Wales.
Millau the tallest vehicular bridge in the world.
Tallest vehicular bridge in the world; it is just 125 ft shorter than the Empire State Building
Between Fredericia in Jutland and Middelfart on Funen
1,381 m (it is divided into two bridges that are 979 m and 402 m long)
Between Fredericia in Jutland and Middelfart on Funen
From Sweden to Denmark. 7,845 m (of which 5,300 m in Sweden. 490 m span)
Gained public attention for the unusually large number of dogs that have leaped to their deaths
The tramway tracks were removed in 1998
Not in Hawaii; it crosses the Severn River northwest of Annapolis, Maryland.
Pay the toll to get to Penang; but no charge for the return
Longest cantilever bridge span in the world; it crosses the St Lawrence River
Crosses Ulv Sund between the islands of Zeeland and MÃ¸n
Kolkata (to be inaugarated in April 2007)
Over the Thames. Loads of riverside pubs nearby. Good for totty in summer.
The first people to cross the bridge were the Olympic torchbearers
Highest central span in the world.
Crosses the Yangtze River in Jiangsu Provence
Between the island Mors and the Salling peninsula on the mainland Jutland
Carries approximately 280,000 vehicles per day
Fujian Province Connects with Guangdong province
Located in the capital city Skopje -- The Stone Bridge (ÐšÐ°Ð¼ÐµÐ½ ÐœÐ¾ÑÑ‚) connects Macedonia Square, in the Center of Skopje, to the Old Town of the city
Between Falster and Zealand via MasnedÃ¸
Spanning Tampa Bay in Florida, it can withstand impact from an 87,000-ton tanker traveling at 10 knots. It replaces the original bridge which was hit by a tanker in bad weather in 1980 that destroyed a span of over 1200 feet dropping vehicles from a height of 700 feet into Tampa Bay.
Between the town of Svendborg on Fyn and Vindeby on the island of TÃ¥singe
Bridge was formally opened on 19 March 1932. Known as "the Coathanger". Paul Hogan of Crocodile Dundee fame, once was a bridge-painter on this bridge.
Major road bridge in southwest England that carries traffic between Devon and Cornwall.
Opened in 1999. Its steel towers are 722 ft high and shaped like an inverted Y
In Sydney, linking Blakehurst to Sylvania, over the Georges River.
Sometimes mistakenly called "London Bridge" which is the next bridge upstream.
For more than 1000 years it was the longest bridge in the world. The Romans built it over the lower Danube.
Main span of 4,518 ft. Largest bridge in the world carrying rail traffic.
Opened in 1928 by King George V. Links Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.
Longest bridge in Europe at 10.7 miles.
Between MÃ¸lholm and NÃ¸rremarken near the town of Vejle
Connects Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City
Crosses Vildsund between Mors and Thy
Kolkata (a.k.a. 2nd Hooghly Bridge) - over Hooghly River in Kolkata West Bengal India is the longest cable-stayed bridge in South Asia (including Southeast Asia). The total length is 823 m (2 -- 700 ft) with the main span measuring 457.2 m (1 -- 500 ft) in length
A 8 laned cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. [wikipedia]
Hebei The world's oldest open-spandrel stone segmental arch bridge in the true sense.
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