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  • ...over 800 of the highest bridges in North America as well as the 50 tallest bridges of the world. Throughout the history of bridges, the discussion of size has almost always focused on length - usually of th
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  • ...but easy to read text. With one exception, these books cover all types of bridges. Two great books from the early 1900s that would be worthy of this list I ...nclude the industry trade magazines Bridge Design and Engineering, Roads & Bridges, Engineering News-Record and Civil Engineering. There are also many fine i
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  •, the Fades Viaduct still holds its own as one of the 20 highest railway bridges in the world. ...8th, 1901 and September 11th, 1909. The bridge was inaugurated on October 10, 1909 and was put into service on October 20, 1909.
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  • ''World's Highest Bridge 2005-2009''<br /> ... in November of 2005, the 1,289 foot (393 mtr) high bridge also became the highest bridge of any kind in the world, taking the record away from China’s 2-ye
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  • [[Category:Bridges in Papua New Guinea]] [[Category:Top 10 Highest Bridges]]
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  • ... Balinghe and Beipanjiang Hukun bridges. Of the world's 400 or so highest bridges, Aizhai has the 3rd longest span with a tower to tower distance of 3,858 fe ...either side of the Aizhai bridge allowed the engineers to use the mountain top for the location of one of the towers, reducing its height to just 165 feet
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  • ... there are several Chinese railway lines planned that will contain railway bridges that will surpass Chenab in height. Chenab and Anjikhad bridges are located less than 10 miles (16 kms) north of the busy tourist town of Katra. Despite its small
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  • ''World's Highest Bridge 2001-2003''<br /> ...of being the only beam bridge in history that held the top spot among high bridges. The decision not to use an arch, suspension or cable stayed bridge was pr
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  • ...e Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial bridge, it is also the world’s highest concrete arch bridge. ...given the millions of people who will be photographing the bridge from the top of the dam. It also would have been an opportunity to make a more dynamic
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  • ... Rising 820 feet (250 mtrs) above the canyon floor, the bridge was the 3rd highest in the world upon its opening in 1974. The main span measures 1,181 feet ( ...o struts usually support 3 horizontal beam spans that carry the roadway on top.
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  • ...n of what a bridge is. If categorized as a footbridge, the Skywalk is the highest of its type in the world. ...m) thick and is made of five layers of glass. To prevent scratches on the top layer, visitors are required to wear shoe slippers. The structure can with
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  • ...223 mtr) high green giant still has the distinction of being the world’s highest cantilever bridge. ...r pier supports would have made it one of the most photogenic cable stayed bridges in the world. Hopefully the unique design will someday be used for a real
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  • Of North America’s 10 highest bridges, the Phil G McDonald or Glade Creek bridge is probably the least known. Lo ...Bridge”, Glade Creek still holds a record of its own as the “World’s Highest Truss Bridge”.
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  • ...ears later it seems hard to believe that it no longer ranks even among the top 80 with a height of 700 feet (213 mtrs). Crossing the Colorado River about arch bridges, Glen Canyon is the 10th highest in the world and the 3rd highest in North America after the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial / Hoover
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  • the Kochertal Viaduct opened in 1979 in Germany. Italy has 6 of the 10 highest bridge piers in Europe. Sente also has two of Italy’s longest steel beam ... the elegance and beauty of Sente’s slender piers which taper out at the top and bottom. The design is credited to engineers Vittorio, Sergio Scalesse
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  • ...e for the method by which it was built. Like many classic Italian highway bridges of the 1970s and 80s, its construction involved the dramatic movement of so ...s are among Europe’s 10 highest, rising 435 feet (132.5 meters) from the top of the foundations to the underside of the box beam.
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  • Upon its completion in 1927, the Twin Falls-Jerome bridge was the third highest in the world, exceeded only by the Sidi M’Cid suspension bridge in Consta ...o even smaller panels. The two main towers stood 370 feet (113 mtrs) from top of foundation to road deck. Protruding out of each tower were river arms m
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  • The highest bridge in Portugal at the time of its completion in 1987, the Coa bridge (9 The highest bridge located within the Lisbon city region, the Loureiro Viaduct (92 mete
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  • ...290 mtr) span is still high enough to rank second among Canada’s highest bridges at 420 feet (128 mtrs). Opened in 1972, the bridge is used for Tailings, s Similkameen River Ore Conveyor (bottom) and Pipeline Bridge (top) satellite image.
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  • ...e stayed bridges in the world surpassing even the Millau Viaduct, Europe's highest bridge. It is the crown jewel of the greatest bridge and tunnel highway pr ...nly in China and Italy are there highways with a larger collection of high bridges.
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  • ...he bridge was eventually abandoned and has neither tracks nor a roadway on top of it. ... arch bridge ever built for a U.S. rail line at 365 feet (111 mtrs). Both bridges were built by the American Bridge Company.
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  • [[File:500BridgeMontage.jpg|500px|right|thumb|Bridges between 90 and 100 meters high from around the world]] =Bridges Between 90 and 100 Meters High=
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  • bridges and 59 of the 63 tunnels. The Neverías, La Pinta and Rio Chico bridges were completed between 2005 and 2008 and are open to traffic. The rest of t [[Category:Bridges in Mexico]]
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  • ''World's Highest Bridge 2009-2016''<br /> ...rd Chinese bridge in less than a decade to claim the title of “World’s Highest Bridge” and is a symbol of just how fast and how far China’s highway in
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  • Engineered by ‘Building Bridges’ book author Hans Wittfoht, the Gutachtalbrücke (97 meters high) is a pr ...ted, the 1968-built Elztalbrücke (97 meters high) near Kehrig consists of 10 piers, each topped with a mushroom deck that cantilevers out from the pier
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  • ...dge.jpg|250px|right|thumb|Talübergang Eisentratten - One of many towering bridges on the A10 Tauern Autobahn]] ...ere Nösslachbrücke (96 meters high) is the largest and highest of 3 arch bridges in close proximity along a stretch of the Brenner Autobahn. Referred to as
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  • ...g|200px|right|thumb|The Sitter Viaduct towers over several classic covered bridges]] ... Sitter River valley below are several of Switzerland’s greatest covered bridges.
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  • ...2 bridge was also the highest railway bridge in North America for at least 10 years. Owned by the Southern Pacific railroad, the 2,180 foot (664 mtr) tr ...ssing is about 5 miles (8 kms) downstream of the railway bridge and is the highest road bridge in Texas.
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  • ...mountainous Guizhou Province, Balinghe is one of two super high suspension bridges along the 4-lane route. ...Bridge Hongjun, Kaizhouhu, Daduhe Bridge Xingkang and Beipanjiang Huajiang bridges.
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  • ...ere exceeded in 2004 when France opened the Millau Viaduct, now Europe’s highest bridge. ...piers were on Switzerland's Sitter Viaduct at 99 meters if measured to the top of the structure and France's Fades Viaduct at 92 meters. The tallest stee
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  • and for timber bridges, Wolcott Foster’s A Treatise on Wooden Trestle Bridges. ...en%20Trestle%20Bridges%2C%203rd%20Edition.pdf A Treatise on Wooden Trestle Bridges, 3rd Edition '''(~80MB)''']
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  • [[Category:Bridges in China]] [[Category:Top 10 Highest Bridges]]
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  • ...rprised and shocked the bridge community when it become the world's second highest suspension bridge in 2015 with a deck 485 meters over the surface of Puli c ...mposed of 52 segments of 12 meters in length. Puli Bridge will remain the highest bridge in Yunnan Province until the Jinshajiang Bridge Jin'an surpasses it
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  • ...ridge spans that included walks across half of the world's 10 highest road bridges. The adventurous journey took us over more then 3,000 miles / 5,000 kilome populous city of Chongqing where the world's longest span arch and beam bridges reside.
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  • ...isha, Aizhai, Liuguanghe, Wujiang, Balinghe, Yanjinhe and Beipanjiang 2003 Bridges. ...dge on route 202. The 2-lane span is one of China's highest National Road Bridges with a deck 540 feet / 165 meters high. Image by Georges.
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  • ...panjiang 2009, Hutiaohe, Zhuchanghe, Qingshuihe Railway and Malinghe Gorge Bridges. ... between two cliffs, the Azhihe bridge is one of the 20 highest suspension bridges on earth with a deck 810 feet / 247 meters high. Similar in design to the
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  • are Ma'anshan and Taizhou, the longest double span suspension bridges. South of Shanghai are the triumvirate of huge ocean crossings including D ...gally go to get that perfect photo. Expect to smell, touch and feel these bridges in a way you could never do in Europe or the U.S. Prepare for some dust, d
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  • [[Category:Bridges in China]] [[Category:Top 10 Highest Bridges]]
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  • Nianziping Bridge is the third highest beam bridge on the extension of the G76 highway above Bijie City in Norther [[Category:Bridges in China]]
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  • ...of the central bridge in Fenghuang. The bar we visited was located on the top level of the bridge. Image by Doug Frutos. ...d Mount Furong in Hunan Province on a wire 436 meters high. These are the highest known wire walks in addition to Philippe Petit's famous 417 meter high walk
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  • ...koff of "Britain's Got Talent" drew an incredible 400 million viewers. In 10 years the network has seen its overall viewership increase from 65 to 880 m ...essional bungee rigger who has more then 3,000 bungee jumps from dozens of bridges and other structures in the U.S. - especially in the Pacific Northwest. He
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  • ...luded visits to half of the world's 20 longest suspension and cable stayed bridges. The adventurous journey took us along 2,000 miles / 3,500 kilometers of r ...s. Only in China can someone stumble upon a suspension and 2 cable stayed bridges that will rank among the world's 50 longest of their type with main spans o
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  • The bridge will be among the highest to cross a river so wide with a deck to water drop of more than 100 meters. Our Fuling City hotel had their dining room at the top of the hotel with nice views of the city. Image by Georges.
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  • ...ure through the mountains of Western China to visit the world's 10 highest bridges as well as many other spans and several spectacular national parks. Our gu Lee Choong has been to China many times but this was his first to visit bridges. Image by Eric Sakowski /
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  • ...idge in the U.S. state of Colorado and represent 12 of the 13 highest road bridges in the world. The trip will only be open to 4 to 6 people as we will be tr ... roadways on earth with the largest collection of skyscraping viaducts and bridges ever assembled. The Hurong and Jieshuie expressways were finally completed
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  • ...he SCT. This construction tour focused on approximately 25 of the largest bridges on the highway with a special emphasis on the spans of the central 94 kilom ...e eight largest beam bridges are double cantilever while the 2 longest and highest crossings are cable stayed. The 230 kilometer highway also has 61 tunnels
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  • [[Category:Bridges in Mexico]] [[Category:Bridges in Sinaloa, Mexico]]
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  • ...ure through the mountains of Western China to visit the world's 10 highest bridges as well as many other spans and several spectacular national parks. Our gu ...we met who were kind, generous and always willing to let us climb on their bridges like children in a playground. These surprise tours took us above and belo
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  • ...e, Xixi, Luojiaohe, Yanjinhe, Liuguanghe, Wujiang, Hutiaohe and Zhuchanghe Bridges. We also toured the famous Zunyi conference building. kick off the 3rd week then our tour of Balinghe Bridge, the longest and highest in Guizhou Province. A group of CCTV producers met us at the bridge to tal
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  • ...s glory. 2014 was the last year this giant held onto the title of World's Highest Bridge as both Puli and Beipanjiang Duge will surpass it in 2015 and 2016. Nothing beats a nice stroll across China's highest suspension bridge! Image by Elly Filmer.
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  • ...height of over 400 meters, the Yachi Bridge is not only the world's second highest cable stayed bridge but also one of the longest with a main span of 800 met ...ridges within its borders then any other region on earth. All of the high bridges in Europe combined would not equal the number of Guizhou spans that exceed
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  • ...aving an epic main arch span of 436 meters. Among railway-only steel arch bridges, only the Nujiang and the Xijiang have longer main spans. Designed for hig ...eam of the Yachi Railway Bridge is the Najiehe Railway Bridge which is the highest railway span in China at 310 meters.
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  • In 2016 Qingshuihe Bridge surpassed Balinghe Bridge as the highest and longest suspension span in Guizhou Province. The giant new crossing is Qingshuihe Bridge is one of at least a dozen major suspension bridges that have opened in China since 2009 that have span lengths of approximatel
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  • ...ridge with a suspension span 1,200 feet (366 mtrs) above the river. The 3 bridges are spaced about 50 miles apart from each other. No other river on earth o ...t of 1,080 feet (330 mtrs) - ranking it 8th among the world’s 10 highest bridges.
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  • ...ghe and Beipanjiang (2009) bridges. There are several other “smaller” bridges 328 feet (100 meters) high as well as numerous tunnels and viaducts. ... 7 is one of the highest in China measuring 492 feet (150 meters) from the top of the foundation to the underside of the box beam girder. The deck is exa
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  • ...ay arch since Chenab is a railway bridge. Zhijinghe is also the world’s highest tunnel to tunnel bridge, a record that will go to the Aizhai suspension bri ...and Longtanhe, the largest beam bridge viaduct on earth. Throw in 6 other bridges over 500 feet (150 mtrs) in height and you have the greatest stretch of bri
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  • Currently the 4th highest bridge in Mexico, the Puente San Cristóbal crosses a deep crevasse on the ...y cantilevering the two 295 foot (90 mtr) halves out from the piers. Beam bridges are always at their most vulnerable just before the two halves are closed i
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  • ...the Dimuhe suspension bridge is one of the five highest highway suspension bridges on earth. With a span of just 1,765 feet (538 meters) between towers, the ... These include the Liuchonghe, Liuguanghe, Jiangjiehe, Wuzuohe and Wujiang Bridges.
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  • ... is also used within the name of Italy’s super high Platano and Italia bridges but the definition only applies to the approaches, not the main spans. ...oadway arch bridge in the world. It also has more than half a dozen other bridges that exceed 500 feet (150 meters) in height including Mashuihe, another hug
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  • ...rastructure boom that necessitated the construction of dozens of long span bridges that have broken numerous records for span length in all the major bridge c ...ngs were celebrated for their ability to span long distances, few of these bridges were known for their height with only a few spans surpassing the 200 meter
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  • ''World's Highest Bridge''<br /> ...ming the first cable stayed bridge to ever hold the title of The World’s Highest Bridge.
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  • ''World's Highest Bridge 2003-2005''<br /> ...ther. No other river on earth outside China has more than one or two high bridges over it - the Beipanjiang has 8 with more to come!
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  • ...dge Qinglong pushed it further down in the overall ranking of high railway bridges. ...lway connects Liupanshui and Baiguo with 65% of the track in tunnels or on bridges. The longest tunnel is 7 kilometers.
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  • ...aohe, Balinghe, Nayong, Wuzuohe, Beipanjiang Railway Qinglong and Zongxihe Bridges. We also toured a famous museum and home of a poet in Guizhou. ...nd of Guizhou Province the G56 crosses over the Beipanjiang on the world's highest bridge at Duge. Image by Peter Wu.
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  • ...ridge spans that included walks across half of the world's 10 highest road bridges. The adventurous journey took us over more then 3,000 miles / 5,000 kilome ...ruction in 2001 Yiling was one of the world's longest 3-tower cable stayed bridges with two central spans of 346 meters. Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBrid
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  • .... Aizhai and Balinghe are the 2 most spectacular and accessible BASE jump bridges in China. Image by Eric Sakowski / ...luded visits to half of the world's 20 longest suspension and cable stayed bridges. The adventurous journey took us along 2,000 miles / 3,500 kilometers of r
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  • .... Many of these overlooks contain glass panels where tourists can walk on top of them and look straight down the side of a cliff or mountain. Approximat ... this list also excludes some interesting outdoor cliff elevators and tree top walks despite the interesting engineering challenges that were overcome to
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  • ...or completion in 2015, the Dimuhe suspension bridge will become the fourth highest highway suspension bridge on earth. With a span of just 1,765 feet (538 me .... These include the Liuchonghe, Liuguanghe, Jiangjiehe, Wuzuo and Wujiang Bridges.
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  • ...imum vertical deck to water distance of 650 feet (198 meters), this is the highest catenary footbridge ever built. Despite its dilapidated condition, I ventur ...dge Qinglong pushed it further down in the overall ranking of high railway bridges.
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  • (33) foot span / (10) meter span<br /> ...Europe’s highest viewing platform, this large overlook is located at the top of the famous Cabo Girao cliff which is situated 580 meters above the Atlan
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  • 33 foot span / 10 meter span<br /> ...follow along a river boardwalk path where a tram brings you back up to the top.
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  • ...ivate road decks including the World's Highest Road Bridge and the World's Highest Footbridge. ... 565 meter high truss catwalk of the Beipanjiang Duge Bridge - The World's Highest Bridge ever built.
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  • The second highest and longest span bridge ever built over the great Wujiang River, the Liugua [[Category:Bridges in China]]
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  • ...ivate road decks including the World's Highest Road Bridge and the World's Highest Footbridge. ... amazing visit to the 565 meter high Beipanjiang Duge Bridge - The World's Highest Bridge ever built. We will also see the nearly completed tower of the gian
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  • ...rastructure boom that necessitated the construction of dozens of long span bridges that have broken numerous records for span length in all the major bridge c ...ngs were celebrated for their ability to span long distances, few of these bridges were known for their height with only a few spans surpassing the 200 meter
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  • ...e start of the trip will begin at the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge where the highest railway suspension bridge and the longest single tower suspension bridge ar ...0 spans. In addition, we will also be visiting several of Western China's highest bridge spans along the G42 expressway in Chongqing and a tour of the 3 Gorg
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  • ...produced a spectacular collection of high crossings including Fenglin, the highest Malinghe bridge of all at 361 meters with the deck at an elevation of 1,242 ...a unique "suspension-bridge-on-stilts". There are only 6 other suspension bridges in the world with tower piers that exceed 100 meters below deck including S
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  • [[Category:Bridges in China]] [[Category:Top 10 Highest Bridges]]
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  • [[Category:Bridges in China]] [[Category:Top 10 Highest Bridges]]
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  • ...along with a double tower 80 feet (24 mtrs) long. These 15 towers support 10 deck truss spans of 120 feet (37 mtrs) along with six plate girder spans 60 Although larger concrete viaducts and steel cantilever bridges were constructed before and after Gokteik, no other conventional box tower
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  • July 1 - July 10, 2021<br /> ... high including the World's Longest Span High Level Bridge and the World's Highest Suspension Railway Bridge as well as the 565 meter high Beipanjiang Duge ca
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