span suspension bridge

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  • It remains the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world that one can cross on foot or by bicycle.
  • It is now the seventh longest single-span suspension bridge.
  • The one-span suspension bridge that it replaced was of historical interest as a monument to early 19th-century Egyptomania.
  • It is the longest double span suspension bridge in the world with two main spans of 1080m.
  • The Pierre Laporte Bridge is the longest main span suspension bridge in Canada.
  • The estuary's only modern crossing is the Humber Bridge, which was once the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world.
  • It is a single-span suspension bridge with a main span of 475 feet (145 m).
  • One of the largest Customs stations in the province of Yuen-nan is here situated at the east end of a one-span suspension bridge, about one hundred and fifty feet in length. Cited from Across China on Foot, by Edwin Dingle
  • Fluid flow interaction with large structures often lead to resonance problems known as Vortex-induced vibrations, as represented in the first full-scale records on a long-span suspension bridge.
  • Dufour developed the design in late 1822, proposing a two-span suspension bridge using wire cables - this would become the first permanent wire cable suspension bridge in the world.
  • In 1806, a pair of tunnels, one for each direction, was proposed, and in 1818 James Anderson produced a design for a three-span suspension bridge close to the site of the present one.
  • The Chain Bridge is a 225-foot, single-span suspension bridge, which crosses the right branch of the Merrimack River flowing around Deer Island.
  • The Waldo-Hancock Bridge was the first long-span suspension bridge erected in Maine, as well as the first permanent bridge across the Penobscot River below Bangor.
  • The Humber Bridge, near Kingston upon Hull, England, is a single-span suspension bridge, which opened to traffic on 24 June 1981.
  • The pinnacle of his career was the Humber suspension bridge which, when it opened in 1981, was the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world, 1410m between its two 155m-high pylons.
  • The bridge held the record for the world's longest single-span suspension bridge for 16 years from its opening in July 1981, until the opening of the Great Belt Bridge in June 1997, and was relegated to third place with the opening of the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge in April 1998.
  • Jiangyin Suspension Bridge, the most seaward bridge in China to cross the Yangtze River and the seventh-longest span suspension bridge in the world, connects the cities of Jiangyin of southern Jiangsu province and Jingjiang of northern Jiangsu province.