38 Bridges to explore in United States
Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.
This is a through arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway. The road is widely considered one of the most scenic urban drives in Texas, in large part due to this arched weathering-steel bridge and the rolling hills that flank the road.
Also known as the Ravenel Bridge which is a cable-stayed bridge over the Cooper River in South Carolina, USA, connecting downtown Charleston to Mount Pleasant. It was the third longest cable-stayed bridges in the Western Hemisphere.
This is a hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge which was located in the Newyork city spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet.
A 3,407 meter (2.1 mi) long prestressed concrete/steel girder bridge, crossing over San Diego Bay, linking San Diego with Coronado, California. The pillars supporting the bridge on the eastern end are painted with huge murals as part of Chicano Park, the largest collection of Chicano art murals in the world.
Devil’s Bridge Sedona is one of the most popular places to hike and photograph in the area, and no trip to Sedona would be complete without at least one visit to this magnificent place. The first portion of the trail takes you through some beautiful stands of juniper and prickly pear cactus. From there, the elevation quickly starts to climb, growing steeper as you go until the final climb which is quite steep.
The Dumbarton Bridge crosses the San Francisco Bay along State Route 82 and links the cities of Fremont and Menlo Park. It is the shortest bridge across San Francisco Bay at 1.63 miles. It has three lanes each way and a separated bike/pedestrian lane along its south side. Like the San Mateo Bridge to the north, power lines parallel the bridge.
Gervais Street Bridge is a historic bridge in South Carolina in the United States and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is an arch bridge constructed from reinforced concrete. Construction began in 1926 and the bridge was completed in 1928. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
A concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Its construction was the result of a massive effort involving thousands of workers, and cost over one hundred lives. The dam's generators provide power for public and private utilities in Nevada, Arizona, and California. Hoover Dam is a major tourist attraction; nearly a million people tour the dam each year.
The I Street Bridge is a historic metal truss swing bridge which crosses the Sacramento River to link the capital city of Sacramento, California, with Yolo County to the west. Built in 1911, this historic bridge has a vertical clearance of 14 feet 8 inches and was originally part of State Route 16. It also carries two walkways; one on either side of the roadway.
The Jackson Street Bridge is a bridge on the Passaic River between Newark and Harrison, New Jersey. The swing bridge is the 6th bridge from the river's mouth at Newark Bay and is 4.6 miles upstream from it. Opened in 1903 and substantially rehabilitated in 1991 it is listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.The bridge was re-lamped in 2012.
The Liberty Bridge at Falls Park on the Reedy is a pedestrian bridge in Greenville, South Carolina.The bridge has a curved clear span over the river that curves away from the falls, providing visitors with an aerial amphitheater from which to view the cascading water.
The Lobato Bridge is the southernmost bridge over the Rio Grande River in Colorado. It sits on County Road G between Antonito and Jaroso, Colorado and was originally constructed in 1892 by Joseph F. Thomas. Also known as the Old State Bridge, it has been listed on the National Registry of Historic Structures since 1985. The bridge stretches 313.9 feet long with a deck width of 15.7 feet.
London Bridge is a bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It was originally built in the 1830s and formerly spanned the River Thames in London, England. In 1968, the bridge was purchased from the City of London by Robert P. McCulloch.