Aradena Bridge

Revision as of 03:22, 9 December 2009 by Sakowski (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search

Aradena Bridge
Aradaina Bridge
Crete, Greece
453 feet high / 138 meters high
275 foot span / 84 meter span


Bailey bridges are made of easy to assemble truss panels that can be quickly erected to replace a damaged bridge or to allow army vehicles and personnel to easily cross over a river or waterway. The Aradena or Aradaina bridge is a permanent span and is the world’s highest Bailey bridge. Crossing a deep gorge, the 275 foot (84 meter) long truss was a gift from two brothers to their native village of Agios loannis. Since 1999 there has been bungy jumping from the bridge on summer weekends. For information visit

Aradena bridge jump.jpg