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Author Topic: Why does this bridge look scary?  (Read 5134 times)

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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2021, 04:43:26 PM »

Because the sun is directly overhead, making the underside dark (if it was at an angle, the sun would shine underneath).
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2021, 04:55:57 PM »

Its not, in fact it would be in the running for most generic looking bridge ever.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2021, 05:05:46 PM »

There's no tubes in the middle.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2021, 05:11:39 PM »

There's no tubes in the middle.

Support columns...

Anyways, yeah sounds like you need to get away from all this freeway and limited access jazz if you think that bridge is scary.  Its kind of hard to not roll my eyes when I know stuff like this is normal in my part of the world:

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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2021, 05:21:36 PM »

The blackness of the shadow.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2021, 12:26:32 AM »

I didn't see any trolls hiding under the bridge, so nope, not scary.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2021, 12:23:04 PM »

That bridge isn't scary.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2021, 01:20:29 PM »

Though without piers, the bridge is not without peers in NC (ran across this one yesterday)...

https://goo.gl/maps/CxUGLS77NuDz3oVJ6
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2021, 06:15:23 PM »

The bridges over I-39 south of I-80 in Illinois have no medial piers.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2021, 01:02:06 AM »

Here's a bridge that actually looks scary


That one has made the rounds in road groups for years.  Cool sight line but nothing super exciting nor scary about the structure. 
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2021, 03:19:40 PM »

Here's a bridge that actually looks scary


That one has made the rounds in road groups for years.  Cool sight line but nothing super exciting nor scary about the structure.
I-70 in the Rockies is about as steep. This just looks scary because it stands out so much more than a road in a mountain pass does. Looking at it from the side, it is completely normal.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2021, 03:48:11 PM »

Yes it looks super scary I wouldn't ever consider crossing it lol.
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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2021, 11:21:50 PM »

Trolls are a good addition to any bridge.

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Re: Why does this bridge look scary?
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2021, 04:10:40 AM »

It did 25 years in federal prison for a crime so heinous we dare not speak its name.
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