Danielle Perugini, Courtney Hartle, Catherine Kintz

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Danielle Perugini, Courtney Hartle,
Catherine Kintz


1711: The first known bridge was built in
England. Its name was the Perry Bridge. It is
still standing today, and is the longest
surviving bridge. Another name for it is the
zig zag bridge, referring to it’s shape.


1726: The Causey Arch is the oldest surviving
railway bridge. It is the longest single span
bridge in the country, Wales.



1738: During the beginning of the 18
th

century the towns people built a bridge over
the Moyka river in Russia.


1753: The Devil’s bridge is said to be created
by the devil, because supposedly the bridge
was too complex for man to make.


1803:The Norrbro bridge (also know as the
North bridge) was created in Stockholm and
was the first bridge to be built in stone
there.


1855: The Shearer's Covered Bridge is a
covered bridge
that spans the Big Chiques
Creek in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania,
United States.


1906: The Walnut Lane Bridge is a concrete
arch bridge. The underneath of the bridge
has inspired many painters.


1956: The Broadway Bridge is an arch bridge
that cost $12 million to build.





1994: The First Thai

Lao Friendship Bridge
located in Thailand & opened on April 8
th

1994.


Judith Stewart Dresser Bridge (also known
locally as the Barrett's Ferry Bridge) is a
fixed
-
span bridge in Virginia. The current
bridge, which opened on January 24, 2009,
replaced the failing 70 year old bridge.


Beam bridge are horizontal bridges supported
by piers at each end of the bridge.


Cantilever bridges are built using horizontal
beams that are supported on only one end.
Most cantilever bridges use two cantilever
arms extending from opposite sides of the
obstacle to be crossed, meeting at the
center


Arch bridges are arch
-
shaped and have piers
at each end. The weight of the bridge is put
into the piers at either side.


Truss bridges are made of connected parts.
They have a solid deck and a lattice of
jointed girders for the sides. Early truss
bridges were made of wood, and later of
wood with iron rods, but modern truss
bridges are made completely of metals such
as wrought iron and steel or sometimes of
concrete.



A moon bridge is a highly arched bridge that
people walk on. Wooden ones require the
person to climb as they would a ladder when
first going over it. and also when descending.
They are often found in china and japan in
gardens.


The Golden Gate Bridge is located in san
fransisco, california. It is 4,200 feet long and
has a.2 million trusses. It is a suspension
bridge that opened in 1937. It is now a major
landmark.



“Sidney

Harbor Bridge is a landmark of
Sidney and all Australia. It was build in 1932
containing 6 millions of hand driven rivets. It
has huge hinges due to the hot Sidney sun.
The painted surface is equal to 6 football
fields. It is a

suspension bridge”

http://www.journeyetc.com/travel
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“The Akashi
-
Kaikyo Bridge in Japan connects
Kobe on the mainland with Awaji islands and
measures 4300 metres, being the world’s
longest of its kind. It is wind and earthquake
proofed up to 80 m/s and respectively 8,5
degrees on Richter scale.”

http://www.journeyetc.com/travel
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“Storbaelt bridge between Funen and
Zealand in Denmark has a length of 6800
metres and was build in a great way.
Between 1986 and 1998.”


http://www.journeyetc.com/travel
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destinations/5
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most
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famous
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bridges/


“Tower Bridge of London is so distinctively
british, so old, so stylish and no one could
think to it in other location than

London”


http://www.journeyetc.com/travel
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destinations/5
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most
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famous
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bridges/



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Bridg
es_by_decade



Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_bridge




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