Bridges are almost the first engineering structures created by mankind. Here you can recall at least the ancient Roman aqueducts, which in fact were also bridges, and even have survived to this day.
But modern engineers not only created analogues of the ancient seven wonders of the world, but also learned how to build even more impressive structures. Let’s just say that some modern bridges are breathtaking.
Royal Gorge, USA
360 meters of almost clean bridge, under which more than 200 meters of the abyss. I personally feel uneasy, even from one glance at this design. And it’s normal for people – they use it without much concern, since the bridge was built in good faith. Continue reading