Why is this kind of long bridge called a causeway?

Answer A causeway is a road or railway route across a broad body of water or wetland raised up on an embankment.

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What is the two-deck suspension bridge over the Hudson River called?

The two-deck suspension bridge that spans the Hudson River is called the George Washington Bridge. This bridge is part of Interstate 95, and connects Fort Lee, New Jersey, to 179st Street in Manhat... Read More »

What is a bridge for carrying a railroad or highway traffic called?

Terms for bridges are based on how they are constructed, not on what they carry. Truss bridges, cantilever bridges and suspension bridges may all be used for trains and highway traffic, as well as ... Read More »

What is the Giant's Causeway made of?

The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, a World Heritage site since 1986, is comprised of thousands of basalt columns. Basalt is a type of volcanic rock. According to local legend, the Giant's Ca... Read More »

Is Pontchartrain Causeway the same as Atchafalaya Basin?

Answer The Atchafalaya Causeway goes over the Atchafalaya Basin between Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Louisiana.The Pontcharttrain Causeway goes over Lake Pontchartrain between Metaire and Mandeville,... Read More »