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  List of bridges - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - the central section is the longest bridge span in the world: 1991 m.
London Bridge in London, England — noted neither for its architecture nor as an engineering feat, this bridge is one of the most famous in the world simply because there has continuously been a bridge at this location since Roman times, or about two thousand years.
This is a stone bridge, replaced by a modern concrete span and brought to its present location as part of a large lakeside development.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_bridges   (622 words)

 List of bridges in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bridges in the United States is a link page for any notable bridge in the United States of America.
The Dalles Bridge, The Dalles to Dallesport, Washington
The Dalles Bridge, Dallesport to The Dalles, Oregon
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bridges_in_the_United_States   (925 words)

 List Of Bridges In The United Kingdom Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
List of bridges in the united kingdom wiped, the free.
List of bridges in the united kingdom bridges in the united kingdom is a link page for any a structure that allows people or vehicles to.
Rather, it appears that the cross bridges with bound ATP while not attached to actin are flexible, fluctuating incoherently with large amplitudes in all three dimensions in the filament lattice, exhibiting a high degree of disorder Xu et al., 1999b.
www.thebridgesresource.info /list-of-bridges-in-the-united-kingdom.html   (956 words)

 Bridges By County: Ohio - Hamilton County
Note on bridge types: The category "type" in the table is a very general category, and refers to the type of bridge in an aesthetic and visual sense, NOT in the technical sense.
A structure of awe and majesty without compare; one of the most spectacular bridges in the United States and was annihilated by Hamilton County.
Although a 1960s expressway bridge, this bridge features an attractive design and still manages to be an impressive structure that deserves to be left standing.
www.historicbridges.org /b_c_oh_hamilton.htm   (372 words)

 Historic Bridges of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a database of historic bridges in the United States of America, past and present.
The Brookside Bridge in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, has been relocated in one piece to the county maintenance yard.
The 100 foot bowstring bridge was replaced in 1920 by a new, wider bridge at the same location, on the same piers that had been widened to accommodate the larger bridge.
bridges.midwestplaces.com   (1272 words)

 Bridges in the United States quiz -- free game
This bridge traverses the Niagara River at Buffalo.
This bridge traverses the Columbia River at Astoria.
This bridge traverses the Potomac River at south of Washington DC.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=143479   (124 words)

 NYCDOT - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Bridges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
DOT's Division of Bridges is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the 790 bridges (including 6 tunnels) and 67 culverts presently under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation.
The three landmarked bridges not operated by DOT are the George Washington Bridge (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey), Highbridge (NYC Department of Environmental Protection), and Hell Gate Bridge (Amtrak).
The Williamsburg Bridge, with its 35-story steel towers, is the largest of the three suspension bridges that span the East River.
www.nyc.gov /html/dot/html/about/faqs_bridge.html   (890 words)

 Assessment of Performance of Vital Long-Span Bridges in the United States
Assessment of the Performance of Vital Long-Span Bridges in the United States describes the types and levels of assessments necessary for capturing the lifetime performance of long-span bridges and emphasizes the distinction between performance and condition assessments.
Long-span bridges are a living tribute to the engineering feats and accomplishments of their designers and builders.
Bridge engineers who are involved in preserving long-span bridges and concerned with their vulnerability and weakness will find this book of interest for future load and force scenarios.
www.asce.org /bookstore/book.cfm?isbn=078440710X   (196 words)

 MNHS.ORG | Library | History Topics | United Nations
Papers related to Stassen's involvement in the development of the United Nations charter illustrate his role in fostering international cooperation, his efforts at forwarding the position of the United States as a global leader, and his emergence as a negotiator in international relations.
Stassen discusses his governorship of the state of Minnesota, the state's relationship with the mining industry, and he refutes the label from the 1940s that Minnesota was an isolationist state.
Minnesota Branch — for a detailed list of boxes and locator numbers (there are 42 boxes of material and 1 oversize folder, but not all relate to this topic), or use an electronic version of the inventory.
www.mnhs.org /library/tips/history_topics/116united.html   (1267 words)

 Medical Bridges | Frequently Asked Questions
Medical Bridges accepts surplus medical supplies that have not had patient contact and can be sterile, non-sterile, and/or expired.
Medical Bridges can supply you with a tax receipt for your medical supply donation in which you can list the value of your donation.
Medical Bridges is always looking for more volunteers to help sort incoming medical supplies, help in the office, and in the warehouse.
www.medicalbridges.org /MB_about_FAQ.htm   (531 words)

 List of United States-related topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
List of extinct animals of the United States
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States
Economy of the United States - Education in the United States - The effect of the automobile on the United States - Ellis Island - English-only movement - Environmental Protection Agency - European colonization of the Americas - Exceptionalism - Executive Office of the President of the United States- Extreme Points of the United States
list-of-united-states-related-topics.iqnaut.net   (972 words)

 list of bridges in the - Encyclopaedia Articles about list of bridges in the
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1 - List of bridges in the United Kingdom
2 - List of bridges in the United States
www.pro-researcher.co.uk /encyclopaedia/english/list_of_bridges_in_the...   (53 words)

 Bridges By Type: Suspension Bridges
Detroit's landmark bridge, once the longest suspension bridge in the world.
This is Toledo's landmark suspension bridge, which was built in 1931.
A strange, heavily modified bridge is one of the few remaining historic bridges in the county.
www.historicbridges.org /b_t_suspension.htm   (312 words)

 The Interstate 40 Bridge Collapse at Webbers Falls
The deteriorating state of Oklahoma's bridges was made evident earlier in May by a report from "The Road Information Program" (TRIP), which examined the conditions of Oklahoma's bridges.
The study found that thirty-three percent of the state's bridges are "structurally deficient" and seven percent are "functionally obsolete." Researchers also discovered that more of Oklahoma's bridges were built in the 1930s - 24 percent - than during any other decade.
The following are links to various government-related materials concerning the bridge collapse, the response of both the state and federal governments, and the larger issue of deficient and obsolete bridges in Oklahoma and across the country.
www.odl.state.ok.us /usinfo/topiclists/us-i40.htM   (555 words)

 Notable Modern Bridges — FactMonster.com
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge - Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, vehicular suspension bridge, New York City, across the Narrows at the...
Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn Bridge, vehicular suspension bridge, New York City, southernmost of the bridges across the...
Bridges - Bridges have come a long way since ancient times, when people used logs or weaved vines to cross...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0001343.html   (150 words)

 List of bridges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick IX Bridge spans the Guldborgsund strait between the islands of Falster and Lolland at Nykøbing Falster
Svendborgsund Bridge between the town of Svendborg on Fyn and Vindeby on the island of Tåsinge
Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge, a rare example of a segmental precast concrete arch bridge, and the first one to be built in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_bridges   (783 words)

 World Heritage Sites in the United States
This property will be compared to Owenite remains in the United Kingdom and to other communal societies in the U.S. Criteria: (vi) Directly and tangibly associated with events of outstanding universal significance.
A striking variety of features, including volcanic dikes and sills, arches and bridges, and monoliths and sinkholes, have been created or exposed by wide-scale erosion occurring over the past 270 million years.
The Farallon Islands support the largest seabird rookeries in the contiguous United States, including species such as the ashy storm petrel, western gull, Brandt's cormorant, fl oystercatcher, and Cassin's auklet.
www.cr.nps.gov /worldheritage/list1.htm   (5813 words)

Designed by Charles Ellet, this bridge is one of the first suspension bridges built in America.
Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
List of the longest bridge spans in the United States and in the world, organized by type of bridge and length of span.
library.neit.edu /bridges7.22a.htm   (1019 words)

 WWW Virtual Library Labour History: United States
Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington at Seattle.
Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-Born Population of the United States at the US Bureau of the Census.
Amana Heritage Museum The Amana Heritage Museum collections are comprised of approximately 12,000 objects and 10,000 archival pieces that pertain to the history of Amana and its associated religious group (The Community of True Inspiration) in Germany and America.
www.iisg.nl /~w3vl/unitedstates.html   (4998 words)

 Olmsted - Pittsburgh Civic Commission 1910   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
We shall consider the effect of the bridge heights proposed in this plan as compared with certain modifications thereof; first, upon the bridge traffic, and second, upon the river traffic.
With this class an increase of gradient on the bridges or their approaches, within reasonable limits, simply means the expenditure of a moderate amount of additional energy without material loss of time, or other difficulties.
The second class consists of horse-drawn vehicles a large portion of which do not enter the hill districts but are limited in their movements to the large district Iying on the lowlands of the three river valleys or accessible therefrom on moderate gradients.
pghbridges.com /articles/olmsted/05xbridges/olm141.htm   (272 words)

 BRIDGE TECHNOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Identify and define 5 forces that interact with the structure of a bridge.
Create a vocabulary list of 10 words that relate to bridge construction.
This includes all bridges of 20 foot or greater length that carry roadways open to the public.
www.sinc.sunysb.edu /Stu/gpfaeffl/bridgescavengerhunt.htm   (130 words)

 Structures Resources on the Web
Many of Portland's bridges were built in the first decades of the twentieth century, and they are not only of historic value but a few of them are also very beautiful.
Something from the nineteenth century, a little archaic and strange to nineteen-nineties eyes, picturesque and sentimental, "kissing bridges" recall a time when life was simpler and closer to the land—if only in our dreams.
This is a study of New York City's most striking architectural entities, its high-rise buildings—or "skyscrapers"—which have given the city much of its nature and prestige and have in fact largely formed the impression of this city in people's minds.
sln.fi.edu /structures/list.html   (1003 words)

 Cheyenne County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Just months earlier the American Association of State Highway Officials, in conjunction with the War Department, had developed a "Priorities Critical List", which specified materials deemed essential to the war effort.
The Defense Highway Act of 1941 directed construction of access roads to defense plants, and the Priorities Critical List controlled the materials used to build them.
Built of timber by a highway department that normally avoided timber construction, it is significant for its association with wartime transportation in Nebraska.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /nediv/bridges/cheyenne.htm   (197 words)

 Distribution of "Channel Scour at Bridges in the United States", by Mark N. Landers and David S. Mueller (Federal ...
Channel scour is difficult to evaluate for bridge crossings, where localized scour processes are particularly dynamic.
Field measurements of channel scour at bridges are needed to improve the understanding of scour processes and the ability to predict scour depths accurately.
An initial synthesis of recent bridge-scour investigations is contained in the report, Channel Scour at Bridges in the United States, by Mark N. Landers and David S. Mueller, and published by the FHWA.
water.usgs.gov /admin/memo/SW/sw96.10.html   (982 words)

 List of United Kingdom-related topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a list of topics related to the United Kingdom.
List of political parties in the United Kingdom
List of television stations in the United Kingdom
list-of-united-kingdom-related-topics.kiwiki.homeip.net   (503 words)

 Covered Spans of Yesteryear
The purpose of this project is to compile a listing of all known covered bridges in the United States and Canada, past & present.
If you would like to provide information on covered bridges that no longer exist from your state, or adopt a state to work on, we would certainly welcome your assistance.
Once completed, this listing will be a tremendous wealth of historical information.
www.lostbridges.org   (174 words)

 Bridgemeister - Inventory Search by States of the United States
This is a list of all of the states in the United States represented in the suspension bridge inventory.
Select a state to see the list of bridges in that state.
The number of bridges is shown in parenthesis.
www.bridgemeister.com /list.php?type=state   (57 words)

 Delaware Department of Transportation - Travel Advisory
These advisories are updated 24 hours a day and include only those incidents which have the potential to impact traffic significantly.
Major incidents in other states are also reported.
List of bridges and overpasses with weight and/or height restrictions.
www.deldot.gov /static/travel.shtml   (121 words)

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