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Favorite Type Of Bridge

Started by Voyager, February 01, 2009, 03:52:25 PM

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Roadsign199qc

My favorite is also suspension.
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vtk

Old concrete arch bridges FTW.
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Ian

My favorite types of bridges would definitely have to be suspension and cantilever. Not too much of a cable-stayed fan, but I do love the Zakim Bridge in Boston.
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Suspension, I think in part because I always liked the way the ones in New York would have the cables lit up at night.

Cable-stayed doesn't do much for me, although the Sunshine Skyway is very impressive, especially from a distance, and I like the way the Bill Buckner Bridge in Boston was designed so the cars roll through the towers' legs.
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Quote from: 1995hoo on September 20, 2011, 12:11:21 PM
Bill Buckner Bridge in Boston was designed so the cars roll through the towers' legs.

first time I'd ever heard it called that!  :-D

I am partial towards suspension.

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I like old bridges. Doesn't matter which type, so long as they're old. And preferably still drivable.  :biggrin:
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