The docks around Tower Bridge in London are empty at night but the bridge is illuminated to show off its beauty
The Millennium Bridge was the first new bridge to be built over the Thames in London for more than 100 years. Usually, all new bridges across the Thames require an Act of Parliament to be passed. For the Millennium Bridge, that need was avoided: instead the Port of London Authority granted a licence for the structure, obtaining planning permissions from the City of London and London Borough of Southwark.
Its official title is the London Millennium Footbridge. But no-one calls it that. Instead, it’ll probably always be called the Wobbly Bridge. Around 80,000 people crossed the bridge on its opening day, with around 2,000 on the bridge at any one time. Those on the southern and central spans felt the bridge begin to sway and twist in regular oscillations. While there was no chance that the bridge actually would fall down, engineers felt that the wobble needed to be stopped.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens’ iconic red bridge is named the Meyer Bridge. The bridge is located over the large pond in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum and is a favorite spot for visitors to pause for photos and gaze at the beauty around them. It was recently redesigned, along with the surrounding landscape, to become the official entrance to the Durham-Toyama Sister Cities Japanese Pavilion and Garden,
A strategically placed small bridge adds to the landscape at Duke Gardens, Durham, North Carolina
Helpful bridges to cross the dunes and get to Sunset Beach, North Carolina
With the new Mannon C. Gore Bridge boats have enough room to spare going under the bridge compared to the previous swing bridge in Sunset Beach, North Carolina
A bench to enjoy the view of the Mannon C Gore Bridge and boats traversing the Intracoastal Waterway in Sunset Beach, North Carolina