Types of bridges
Types of bridges include beam-, arch-, suspension-, cantilever and truss bridges.
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The length of the metal frameworks of bridges change when the temperature changes.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
The Széchényi Chain Bridge, named after István Széchenyi, was the first permanent bridge across the Danube between Pest and Buda.
The suspension bridge that stretches above the strait between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean was opened in 1937.
Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.
Medieval Venice owed its wealth to its flourishing maritime trade.
In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.
King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.