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Brighton Chain Pier, 1830s
Menai Strait Suspension Bridge, 1826
Britannia Tubular Bridge
John A. Roebling
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--Robert Stephenson to John Roebling “If your bridge succeeds, mine is a magnificent blunder”
Cincinnati- Covington (Ohio River) Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge, 1883
Williamsburg Bridge, 1903
Ben Franklin Bridge
Thousand Islands Bridge
Deer Isle Bridge
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Lessons Learned wind is the enemy of suspension bridges unstiffened decks are vulnerable to the wind
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
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“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness....
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Tay Bridge, 1879
Milford Haven Bridge
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There are basically 4 different types of bridges: Arch bridge Suspension bridge Beam bridge Cable-stayed bridge An engineer would choose the correct bridge.
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