Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long arch bridge connects both North and South America and serves as an important part of the InterAmerican Highway.
A bridge over the bay in Panama City, Panama with the majestic skyline in the background at blue hour.
Not really a bridge, but bit more of an observation deck to view the majestic Iguazu waterfalls.
Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. Together, they make up the largest waterfall in the world. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. For most of its course, the river flows through Brazil; however, most of the falls are on the Argentine side.
There are 35 bridges over The Thames River in London. Here is a view from the London Eye of bridges by the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben (being repaired).
Firmly positioned as one of London attractions, the Millennium Bridge is a 330m steel bridge linking the City of London at St. Paul’s Cathedral with the Tate Modern Gallery. It is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, linking Bankside with the City of London.
Moving this week to bridges captured from the rest of the world.
Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, built between 1886 and 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become a world-famous symbol of London. As a result, it is sometimes confused with London Bridge, about 0.5 miles upstream.
An interesting view of the configuration below concrete and steel bridges ….
A modern, covered bridge to create a walkway between two commercial buildings. Reflections make it seem that the bridge is seamlessly disappearing into the building.
A red, wooden bridge adds beauty to the Japanese Gardens at Duke Gardens, near Raleigh, North Carolina
A covered bridge is a timber-truss bridge with a roof, decking, and siding, which in most covered bridges create an almost complete enclosure. The purpose of the covering is to protect the wooden structural members from the weather.
Here are a couple of covered bridges in North Carolina.
Most bridges are made of steel or stones, but here is a bridge in rural North Carolina made of wood
From iconic bridges to practical and unusual bridges – here is one leading to the trails in the natural woods
Stone Arch Bridge was built between 1881 and 1883 to carry the Minneapolis Union Railroad over the Mississippi River just below St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis. Originally the bridge had 23 limestone arches with spans ranging from 40 to 98 feet.
The Talmadge Memorial Bridge was completed in November, 1990. It is described as a “cable-stayed bridge”, which replaced the previous cantilever truss bridge which was built in 1953. The bridge provides 185 ft. of vertical navigational clearance at Mean High Water. With a main span of 1100 ft. and a total length of 1.9 miles the new Talmadge Memorial carries the 4 lanes of traffic on Hwy 17 over the Savannah River.
A view of the Neuse River Bridge from the Alfred A Cunningham Bridge, a drawbridge in New Bern, North Carolina..
The Neuse River Bridge, one of the largest public works projects in North Carolina, provided a complex yet functional bypass at the historic town of New Bern.
This footbridge at the Whalehead Club in Historic Corolla Park was built c.1925. Corolla is a small town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, between Currituck Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.
An artist paints the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland in California
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California. As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 260,000 vehicles a day on its two decks.
Affectionately known as the “City of Bridges,” Pittsburgh boasts 446 bridges – more than any other city in the world, including Venice, Italy. Long before the majestic bridges soared above the Three Rivers, Pittsburgh was a rugged terrain of deep valleys, creeks, and rivers, isolating many of the city’s residents.
The Market Street Bridge, officially referred to as the John Ross Bridge, is a bascule bridge that spans the Tennessee River between downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the Northshore District. It looks spectacular lighted up at blue hour.