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27 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: BAAW . All 27 bridges from the search results appear below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: BAAW. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1855 Niagara Suspension
Niagara Falls, New York, USA and Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River)
Bridgemeister ID:51
Structurae ID:0000047
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BFL, BMA, BOB, BPL, HBE, LIR, NSB, ONF, PTS2, SA18810716, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Rail and Vehicular (double-deck, heavy rail, with walkway)
Status:Replaced, 1897
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:821.3f
Notes
Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg
1867 John A. Roebling (Cincinnati, Cincinnati and Covington)
Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:65
Structurae ID:0000513
O'Donnell ID:1000
Coordinates:N 39.09167 W 84.50833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BAAW, BC3, BOB, BPL, COB, EOV, HBE, LAB, LACE, ONF, PTS2, SJR, TOB
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2013)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,057f
Side spans:2
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
1883 Brooklyn (Great East River)
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:89
Structurae ID:0000011
O'Donnell ID:834
Coordinates:N 40.706 W 73.99667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BBTS, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, BOB, BOU, BPL, COB, CTW, GB, GBD, HBE, LAB, LACE, NG198305, ONF, PTS2, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling, Washington A. Roebling
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway, light rail, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,595.5f
Side spans:2 x 930f
Deck width:85f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Josh Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell
1903 Williamsburg
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:111
Structurae ID:0000514
O'Donnell ID:836
Coordinates:N 40.71355 W 73.97226
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BAR, BBR, BPL, GBD, HBE, PTS2, SJR
Principals:L.L. Buck
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway, light rail, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,600f

Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell
1909 Manhattan
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:123
Structurae ID:0000529
O'Donnell ID:835
Coordinates:N 40.70667 W 73.99167
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BC3, BPL, GBD, HBE, LAB, PTS2, SA19050909, SJR
Principals:O.F. Nichols, Leon Moisseiff
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,470f
Side spans:2 x 725f
Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell
1916 Katsuyama
Japan
Bridgemeister ID:1140
References:BAAW
Main span:93m
1921 Niyodo
Japan
Bridgemeister ID:1141
References:BAAW
Main span:86m
1923 Kaneyama
Japan
Bridgemeister ID:1143
References:BAAW
Main span:98m
1924 Bear Mountain
Anthony's Nose and Bear Mountain, New York, USA (Hudson River)
Bridgemeister ID:141
Structurae ID:0000530
O'Donnell ID:594
Coordinates:N 41.32 W 73.985
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, CPW, PTS2, SJR
Principals:Howard C. Baird
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,632f
Deck width:48f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Robert Derderian Photo by Michele Sisak Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1924 Shoki
Japan
Bridgemeister ID:1144
References:BAAW
Main span:139m
1927 Miyoshi
Tokushima, Japan (Yoshino River)
Bridgemeister ID:1145
References:BAAW
Status:Modified, 1989
Main cables:Wire
Main span:139.9m
Notes
  • Cables removed, 1989, replaced by arches.
1928 Kiyosu
Tokyo, Japan (Sumida River)
Bridgemeister ID:440
Structurae ID:0005692
References:AAJ, BAAW, PTS2, SSS
Principals:Yutaka Tanaka
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Main span:91.4m
Deck width:85f
Notes
  • Self-anchored.
1936 San Francisco-Oakland Bay
Oakland and San Francisco, California, USA (San Francisco Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:184
Structurae ID:0000262
O'Donnell ID:409
Coordinates:N 37.78667 W 122.39
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AZB, BAAW, BC3, BPL, GBD, LAB, OBB1, SFOM, USS
Principals:C.H. Purcell, Glenn B. Woodruff
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:6
Main spans:2,210f, 2,224.4f
Deck width:66f (58f roadway)
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Andrew Holbrook Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1937 Golden Gate
San Francisco and Marin County, California, USA (San Francisco Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:188
Structurae ID:0000029
O'Donnell ID:408
Coordinates:N 37.82 W 122.47667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AZB, BAAW, BBR, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, BOU, BPL, BRU, COB, CTW, GAT, GBD, GGB, LAB, SPG
Principals:Joseph B. Strauss, Leon Moisseiff, Charles A. Ellis, Irving F. Morrow
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:4,200f
Side spans:2 x 1,125.41f
Deck width:80f

Notes
Photo courtesy Ronald and Elizabeth Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Dean DeSantis Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1939 Bronx-Whitestone
The Bronx and Queens, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:191
Structurae ID:0000010
O'Donnell ID:839
Coordinates:N 40.80167 W 73.83
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ARF, BAAW, BBR, BFL, BPL, GBD, SIX
Principals:O. H. Ammann, Allston Dana
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,300f
Side spans:2 x 735f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1962 Wakato
Kita-Kyusyu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan (Dokai Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:462
Structurae ID:0008125
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
  • BAAW: First suspension bridge in Japan with main span exceeding 300 meters.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1966 25 de Abril (Tagus, Salazar, April 25th)
Lisbon, Portugal (Tagus River)
Bridgemeister ID:464
Structurae ID:0000237
Coordinates:N 38.6968 W 9.179
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BAAW, BAR, BBR, BC3, BDU, BFL, BMA, CTW
Principals:David B. Steinman, Ray M. Boynton, et. al.
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,323f
Side spans:2 x 1,586f
Notes
  • Major retrofit completed in 1999 to add rail deck and extra vehicle lane.
1966 Severn (First Severn Crossing)
Aust and Beachley, England, United Kingdom (River Severn)
Bridgemeister ID:465
Structurae ID:0000067
Coordinates:N 51.610422 W 2.641658
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AOB, BAAW, BBR, BDU, BFL, COB, NTB, SEV
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,240f
Side spans:2 x 1,000f
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by George Waite
1973 Kanmon
Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture and Moji Ward, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Bridgemeister ID:468
Structurae ID:0005698
Coordinates:N 33.959133 E 130.9628
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BAAW
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:712m
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1977 Hirado Ohashi
Nagasaki and Hirado, Japan
Bridgemeister ID:474
Structurae ID:0006638
References:BAAW
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:465.5m
1983 Innoshima
Onomichi and Imabari, Japan
Bridgemeister ID:476
Structurae ID:0001324
References:BAAW, BDU
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:770m
Side spans:2 x 250m
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1983 Matadi
Matadi, Dem. Rep. of the Congo (Zaire) (Congo River)
Bridgemeister ID:477
Structurae ID:0003202
References:BAAW
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:520m
Notes
  • Longest suspension bridge in Africa when completed.
  • Designed to carry a railway on deck below the roadway, but I'm not sure if the railway was ever operational. From photos of the site, I don't see how the rail approaches could have been accomodated unless there are tunnels on both sides of the bridge.
1984 Ohnaruto
Awajishima and Naruto, Japan
Bridgemeister ID:480
Structurae ID:0000433
References:BAAW, BAR, BBR, BDU
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:876m
Side spans:2 x 330m
Deck width:34m
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1987 Kita Bisan-Seto
Kojima and Sakaide, Japan (Seto Inland Sea)
Bridgemeister ID:481
Structurae ID:0001332
References:BAAW, BAR, BBR, BDU
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular and Rail (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:990m
Side spans:2 x 274m
Deck width:35m upper deck, 30m lower deck

Notes
Photo by Bruce Holbrook
1988 Minami Bisan-Seto
Kojima and Sakaide, Japan (Seto Inland Sea)
Bridgemeister ID:485
Structurae ID:0001333
References:BAAW, BAR, BBR, BDU
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular and Rail (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,100m
Side spans:2 x 274m
Deck width:35m upper deck, 30m lower deck

Notes
Photo by Bruce Holbrook
1988 Ohshima
Onomichi and Imabari, Japan
Bridgemeister ID:484
Structurae ID:0001322
References:BAAW, BAR
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:560m
Deck width:23.7m
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1988 Shimotsui-Seto
Kojima and Sakaide, Japan (Seto Inland Sea)
Bridgemeister ID:486
Structurae ID:0001330
Coordinates:N 34.4346 E 133.807833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AOB, BAAW, BAR, BBR, BDU
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:940m

Notes
Photo by Bruce Holbrook



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