17 February 2011

Bridges news roundup

A spectacular skew arch bridge [PDF]
Bill Harvey's "Bridge of the month" newsletter presents an 1843 brick arch bridge near Hereford, with an incredible skew of 63°.

Vancouver council backs cable-stayed bridge design
Preference for Columbia River Crossing option depends on how much of downtown Vancouver it wrecks.

Striding the Tees for 100 years
This year is the centenary of Middlesborough Transporter Bridge.

Delayed £7.5m bridge for Hull's Old Town will finally swing into action
Competition-winning pinball-flipper bridge is on track to complete in August.

Scariest Bridges of the World
They're not all terrifying, but several of these are certainly not for gephyrophobes.

London's Tower Bridge is back on form
Excellent article on the Tower Bridge exhibition.

Building a bridge to renewable energy
Silly but amusing concept for a bridge refurbished to include giant wind turbines.

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