The Øresund Bridge is a fixed crossing, unbroken road or rail connection across water that connects Sweden and Denmark, and represents the longest road and rail bridge in Europe. It also connects two major Metropolitan Areas: Copenhagen, the Danish capital city and the major Swedish city of Malmo. The construction of the structure started back [ Read More ]
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The Brooklyn Bridge is almost the oldest suspension bridge from United States. It connects New York City to Manhattan and Brooklyn (on Long Island) crossing over the East River and has a total length of 5,989 feet (around 1825 meters). When Brooklyn Bridge was done, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world and [ Read More ]
Watch how an ambitious project was designed. We are talking about a big bridge which was meant to connect Denmark to Sweden with a railroad and a dual carriageway. Now the bridge is open for traffic (we will write soon an article about it).
The Vasco Da Gama Bridge is the longest bridge in Europe with a total length of 17.2 km. It is located in Lisbon (Portugal) over Tagus River and is a a cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts and roads. The bridge was constructed in 18 months and was opened to traffic on 29 March 1998. It was [ Read More ]
The Kanchanaphisek Outer Ring Road (southern section), and in particular the Chao Phraya Bridge, has been a stop-and-start project since it was first conceived in 2001 and announced by Bangkok governor Samak. The 20km (12 mile) section of motorway will fulfil several functions by completing the connection around the city, and providing a road link [ Read More ]