Friday, December 9, 2011

5 Amazing bridges in the whole world.

The bridge is a structure that is made to cross the chasm or obstacles such as rivers, railroads or highways. They was built to allow pedestrians, vehicles or rail guides on the barrier. The shape and construction vary, and do you know 5 bridges in the world that is very amazing to know? Take a look to the following information about the construction of 5 amazing bridges in the whole world. Here they are , the most 5 amazing brides in the whole world.

1. Brooklyn Bridge (New York, USA)

This bridge apparently holds a lot of experience in the early days. One of them is included into the first suspension bridge ever use steel wire to wire and the first replacement using materials peledal dala, an underwater device known as Caisson. The Brooklyn Bridge, built between 1869 and 1883, connects Manhattan with New York's most populous borough, Brooklyn, at the time one of the country's largest cities. The bridge is one of the most magnificent landmarks in New York. The Brooklyn Bridge ranks as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century and remains one of New York's most popular and well known landmarks.

2. Tower Bridge (London, England)

From all the existing bridges in England, Tower Bridge is the largest and strongest. The construction of up to eight years with five leading contractors and 432 workers, this historic bridge is a work of art. A structure and the most impressive sites in the capital, Tower Bridge in London has stood in the River Thames since 1894 and is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Here you can see the mechanism and information panels explaining about the technology used for years to keep moving Tower Bridge. You can visit this place every day from 10:00 to 18:30 o'clock by paying 7 euros (about Rp.95 thousand).

3. Rainbow Bridge Tokyo

The Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Tokyo Port, located on the northernmost part of Tokyo Bay, connecting the Shibaura Wharf and the new waterfront development area, known as Odaiba in Minato-ku ward, Tokyo. The towers supporting the bridge are white in color, designed to harmonize with the skyline of central Tokyo seen from Odaiba. There are lamps placed on the wires supporting the bridge, which are illuminated into three different colors, red, white and green every night, using the solar energy obtained during the day. With eight lanes of traffic, two rail lines, pedestrian sidewalks, and the transmitter tower, the world's largest suspension bridge has appeared in several films, including Lost in Translation and Kill Bill Vol.1.

4. Sydney Harbour Bridge (Sidney, Australia)

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Sydney's most famous landmarks. Completed in 1932, the construction of the bridge was an economic feat as well as an engineering triumph. Had a record-breaking attractions in the world, the bridge has become one of the longest in the world with the highest steel arch. Construction on the bridge began in December, 1926. The foundations, which are 12 metres (39 feet) deep, are set in sandstone. Anchoring tunnels are 36 metres (118 feet) long and dug into rock at each end. Construction on the arch began in November, 1929. BridgeClimb is the ultimate experience of Sydney. This world famous Bridge had 134 metres above Sydney Harbour.

5. Chapel bridge (Lucerne, Swiss)

The Kapell-Brücke, auf Luzern der Schweiz, is one of two oldest wooden bridges in Switzerland. It dates back to the 14th century, and is every bit as beautiful, no matter the time of day or quality of light. In August 1993, in the space of less than an hour, the Kapell-Brücke burned. The better part of the bridge, except for water tower, pillars and bridgehead went up in smoke — to include 85 priceless paintings. The bridge has been rebuilt, though only 25 of the paintings survived. The Water Tower has been used over the years as a dungeon, a treasury vault, and lately a meeting space. All along the bridge, under the eaves, are a series of very old paintings — which further set the Lucerne bridges apart from most others in Europe. Originally, there were 110 of them, dating back to 1611.

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