Category: bridge

Uruguay’s Laguna Garzon Bridge splits into a circle so drivers can slow down and enjoy the view. It also prevents head-on collisions and creates a walkway for pedestrians. (source)

Photo : Jimmy Baikovicius from Montevideo, Uruguay / Flickr

Albert Gunton, a London city bus driver in 1952, found himself driving his route crossing Tower Bridge when the bridge began to rise to allow a ship to pass. He accelerated and jumped the gap and was awarded £10 for bravery.

Øresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden dips into a tunnel in the middle of the sea.

For anyone dreaming of a simple life, you may want to consider moving to Giethoorn, Netherlands. This idyllic village has no roads, and the only access is by water over the many beautiful canals or on foot over its wooden arch bridges.

During the Battle of Stamford one viking axeman killed 40 saxons in one-to-one combat as they tried to cross a bridge.

There is a bridge in NC with a clearance of 11’8″ that has destroyed dozens of trucks trying to pass under it.