Architecture firm Penda and engineering firm Arup have teamed up to undertake the ambitious goal of redesigning the suspension bridge, with their newly commissioned project to build the San Shan Bridge in China. The bridge will be completed in time for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, and will span across the Gui River connecting Beijing’s city center to Zhangjiakou. The inspiration for San Shan Bridge is a combination of the Olympic symbol and its five rings, the location’s…
Trinity Church, Lower Manhattan (with its bridge connecting the church to its offices at 74 Trinity Place). The bridge was built to help people get across the street safely from the church - cars tend to speed up on this stretch of Trinity Place as they came out of the #Brooklyn Battery Tunnel.
"Settles Bridge - *Suwanee, Gwinnett County, Georgia*" |Built in 1896 and constructed with iron & wood. The bridge was built to replace a ferry across the Chattahoochee River operated by the Settles family. It was abandoned in the 1950's after the wood rotted & other nearby bridges were built to cross the river. It is now a unit of the "Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area."|~|Photograph by Greg Foster Photography (Greg Foster) - January 27 2010|'h4d-145.2013'
New River Gorge Bridge This bridge is 876 feet high and is the second longest steel arc bridge in the world. On the 3rd Saturday in October, the bridge is shut down and people rappel or BASE jump off of it. It's the only day that you are allowed to walk across the bridge.