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OF THE WORLD
Wonders Of The World Bridges Tunnels Dams Canals Hydroelectric Architecture Bridges
Bridges Caisson Forth Bridge Clifton Bridge Brooklyn Bridge Verrazano-Narrows Bridge London Tower Bridge Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Caisson
Caisson Watertight Chamber Excavation Brooklyn Bridge Caisson’s Disease Forth Bridge
Forth Forth Bridge
Forth “Most Famous Bridge In The World” Railway Bridge - Scotland Over Firth At Forth Cantilever Bridge
Quebec Bridge (1917) - 1800 feet Span Two Main Spans 1710 feet Each Total Length - Greater Than 1 mile Erected 1882 To 1890 Sir John Fowler & Sir Benjamin Baker Clifton Bridge
Clifton Suspension Bridge - Developed Mid 1800s Clifton Bridge - Bristol, England Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Connects Brooklyn & Manhattan Erected 1869 To 1883 Suspension Bridge
Longest In World 1883
Main Suspension Span - 1595 feet
Total Length - 6775 feet Designer - John August Roebling Construction - Washington August Roebling Wire Cable, Wire Wrapping & Caissons Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Connects Long & Staten Island
Island Entrance To New York
Harbor Suspension Bridge
Main Span - 4260 feet Suspension Bridges
Suspension Schuylkill River, Philadelphia (1816) First Wire Cable Ohio River, Wheeling (1846) - 1010 feet Roebling Brooklyn (1883) - 1595 feet George Washington (1931) - 3500 feet Golden Gate (1937) - 4200 feet Makinac (1958) - 3800 feet Verrazano-Narrows (1964) - 4260 feet Humber Estuary, England (1980) - 4626 feet ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EGN 2031 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.
- Summer '08