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Craigellachie Bridge Designer:Thomas Telford Location:River Spey Elgin Scotland Date:1814 Form:Arch Material:IronPage(s):32Image Source(s):Elizabeth N.


Official nameLe Viaduc de MillauCarries4 lanes of the A75 autorouteCrossesValley of the River TarnLocaleMillau-Creissels, FranceArchitectMichel Virlogeux and Norman FosterDesignCable-stayed bridgeTotal length2,460 m (8,070 ft)1Width32.05 m (105.2 ft)1Height343.0 m (1,125.3 ft) (max pylon)1Longest span342 m (1,122 ft)1Number of spans204 metres (669 ft), 6 342 metres (1,122 ft), 204 metres (669 ft)1Clearance below270 m (890 ft)1Construction begin16 October 20011Construction cost 300 000 0001Opened16 December 2004 09:001Inaugurated14 December 20011

CarriesMotor vehicles (cars only) Elevated trains (until 1944) Streetcars (until 1950) Pedestrians, and bicyclesCrossesEast RiverLocaleNew York City (ManhattanBrooklyn)Maintained byNew York City Department of TransportationDesignerJohn Augustus RoeblingDesignSuspension/Cable-stay HybridTotal length5,989 feet (1825 m)1Width85 feet (26 m)Longest span1,595 feet 6 inches (486.3 m)Clearance below135 feet (41 m) at midspanOpenedMay 24, 1883)2TollFree both waysDaily traffic123,781 (2008)3

CrossesSalgina Valley1LocaleSchiers, Switzerland1DesignerRobert Maillart1Designthree-hinged reinforced concrete hollow box girder arch bridge1Materialreinforced concreteTotal length133 metres (436 ft)Longest span90 metres (300 ft)1Number of spans1Construction begin1929Construction end19301Opened1930-08-13

Carries / 4 General purpose lanesCrossesTampa BayLocaleSouth of St. Petersburg and north of Terra Ceia, FloridaMaintained byFlorida Department of TransportationID number150189Designcontinuous prestressed concrete cable-stayed bridgeTotal length5.5 miles (8.9 km)Width94 feet (29 m)Height431 feet (131 m)Longest span1,200 feet (366 m)Vertical clearance193 feet (59 m)Clearance below175 feet (53 m)Opened1954 (original bridge, collapsed 1980) April 20, 1987 (new bridge)Toll$1 for passenger cars or $0.75 with SunPass

Gard bridge
CountryFranceTypeCulturalCriteriai, iii, ivReference344Region **Europe and North AmericaInscription historyInscription1985 (9th Session) The bridge has three rows of arches, standing 48.8 m (160 ft) high, and formerly carried an estimated 200 million liters(44 million gallons) of water a day to the fountains, baths and homes of the citizens of Nmes. The aqueduct descends in height by only 17 m (56 ft) over its entire length, indicative of the great precision that Roman engineers were able to achieve using only simple technology. It was possibly used until as late as the 9th century, well after the fall of Rome. However, lack of maintenance after the 4th century meant that it became increasingly clogged by mineral deposits and debris that eventually choked off the flow of water.

Pont neuf bridge

CrossesRiver SeineLocaleParis, FranceDesignerBelieved to be Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau and Guillaume Marchand maintenance engineering by Soufflot, Perronet, Lagalisserie and Rsal1Designarch bridgeMaterialstoneTotal length232 metres (761 ft)2Width22 metres (72 ft)2Number of spans7 + 5Construction begin15782Construction end16072