When was the first suspension bridge built?

Answer James Finley built the first modern suspension bridge in 1801, spanning 70 feet across Jacob's Creek, near Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Suspension bridges had appeared for hundreds of years prior in As... Read More »

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When was the New River Gorge Bridge built?

Construction of the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia began in 1974. Traffic began crossing the bridge in October of 1977. The New River Gorge Bridge is a part of US Route 19.References:Bridg... Read More »

When was the London Tower Bridge built?

Plans for the London Tower Bridge were developed in 1876 and the bridge was finished in 1894. The bridge is built over the River Thames and stretches for 265 meters (about 869 feet). It was designe... Read More »

When was the Clifton Suspension Bridge built?

Construction on the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, UK, began in 1831 but was temporarily abandoned in 1843 due to financial problems. The project's original engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel... Read More »

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge?

Get an ice cream at the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory - great view of the Manhattan skyline. It looks like a little lighthouse and is on Front Street next to the River Cafe. Then, walk up Water Stre... Read More »