Movable Bridges from Around the World

#Travel

Thu, Oct 3rd, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

On The World Geography, a collection of ten of the most spectacular movable brides in the world. Some incredible feats of engineering.

A movable bridge is a bridge that moves to allow passage (usually) for boats or barges. An advantage of making bridges moveable is the lower cost, due to the absence of high piers and long approaches. The principal disadvantage is that the traffic on the bridge must be halted when it is opened for passages.

The above image is from The World Geography and comes from the article titled 10 Spectacular Movable Bridges .

  768

 

You may also be interested in:

Spaceship Factory is Set to Begin
The Bomber: an 80Km/h Electric Bike
Air New Zealand Now Offers Beds
Laurence Lui's #TTC Roll-Up Signs
Bicycle Self-Repair Vending Machines