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35 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: BC3 . All 35 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: BC3. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1820 Union
Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed vicinity, England and Fishwick, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Tweed)
Bridgemeister ID:373
Structurae ID:0000162
Coordinates:N 55.75256 W 2.10677
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BC3, BEM, BOB, HBE, MOS, NTB, PTS2, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:449f
Deck width:18f
Notes
Newspaper article, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper
1826 Conwy (Conway)
Conwy, Wales, United Kingdom (River Conwy)
Bridgemeister ID:380
Structurae ID:0000447
Coordinates:N 53.280476 W 3.823742
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BC3, BCO, BEM, HBE, MOS, NTB, PTS2
Principals:Thomas Telford
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2013)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:327f
Notes
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper
1826 Menai Strait
Menai Bridge and Bangor vicinity, Wales, United Kingdom (Menai Strait)
Bridgemeister ID:382
Structurae ID:0000091
Coordinates:N 53.221367 W 4.1646
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BC3, BCO, BDU, BEM, BOU, HBE, MOS, NTB, PTS2
Principals:Thomas Telford
Use:Vehicular (two-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2013)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:579f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Irene Crest Photo by Michael Levy Photo by Dave Cooper
1849 Chain (Szechényi)
Budapest, Hungary (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:402
Structurae ID:0000455
Coordinates:N 47.49945 E 19.046567
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BCO, CTW, HBE, ONF
Principals:William Tierney Clark, Adam Clark
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:666f
Side spans:2 x 298f
Notes
  • Don Sayenga notes, the bridge was designed by W.T. Clark, but built by Adam Clark (no relation).
  • Destroyed during WWII, rebuilt 1949.
Photo by John McGrain Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Richard Ehrenberg
1849 Oich (Aberchalder)
Invergarry vicinity, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Oich)
Bridgemeister ID:403
Structurae ID:0004764
Coordinates:N 57.093377 W 4.745271
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC3, HBR
Principals:James Dredge
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Rod (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Restored and re-opened, late 1990's.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper Photo by Alistair McIlwraith
1849 Wheeling (Wheeling and Belmont)
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:32
Structurae ID:0000478
O'Donnell ID:382
Coordinates:N 40.07167 W 80.72667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BC3, BOB, BPL, CEJ, COB, GBD, HBE, LAB, LACE, ONF, PTS2, RWS, WCC, WHSB
Principals:Charles Ellet
Use:Vehicular (two-lane light)
Status:In use (last checked, 2011)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,010f
Notes
  • Rebuilt, 1854 after it was wrecked by a windstorm. Contrary to popular myth, the rebuilding was undertaken by Ellet and his assistant William K. McComas, not by John A. Roebling.
  • Overhauled, 1860. Again, popular myth often attributes this work to the Roeblings. WHSB attributes this work to William K. McComas. After this overhaul, the bridge still does not have the distinctive diagonal cable stays that give it the appearance of a Roebling bridge.
  • Overhauled, 1872, according to a design by Washington Roebling. John A. Roebling had died in 1869 and was not involved with this work. WHSB notes, "The design essentially Roeblingized the bridge with the diagonal cable stays that are such a prominent feature of the bridge."
  • Was still part of Virginia at time of completion.
  • Became longest suspension bridge by eclipsing 1834 Zaehringen - Fribourg, Switzerland.
  • Eclipsed by new longest suspension bridge 1851 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by Stuart Brorson Photo by Scott Bumgardner Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg Collection of Doug Lehman
1850 (footbridge)
Brahesborg Estate, Denmark
Bridgemeister ID:1487
References:BC3
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2002)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
1860 Ponte della Catena (Bridge of Chains)
Fornoli, Bagni di Lucca and Chifenti, Italy (Lima River)
Bridgemeister ID:411
References:BC2, BC3
Principals:Lorenzo Nottolini, Bettino Ricasoli
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Damaged during WWII, rebuilt 1953.
1864 Clifton
Bristol, England, United Kingdom (Avon River)
Bridgemeister ID:413
Structurae ID:0000018
Coordinates:N 51.45496 W 2.62781
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AOB, BBR, BC3, BEM, BMA, BOU, BRB, CTW, HBE, NTB, ONF, PTS2
Principals:Isambard K. Brunel, P.W. Barlow, Hawkshaw
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Eyebar (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:702f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by Cath Brown
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
1868 Wire
New Portland, Maine, USA (Carrabasset River)
Bridgemeister ID:69
Structurae ID:0001115
O'Donnell ID:768
Coordinates:N 44.890783 W 70.0925
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC3, BPL, GBD, LAB, RDH
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:198.4f
Notes
  • BPL says c. 1866. Historic landmark plaque at bridge also says 1866.
  • Extensive repairs, 1960.
Photo by David Denenberg
1869 Waco
Waco, Texas, USA (Brazos River)
Bridgemeister ID:72
Structurae ID:0001398
O'Donnell ID:928
References:AAJ, BC3, BPL, BRAZ, GBD, HAERTX98, HBE, PTS2, WSB
Principals:Thomas M. Griffith
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:475f
Deck width:18f
Notes
  • Rebuilt 1915.
Photo by Carla Pendergraft
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
1905 Cambus O'May (Gordon)
Ballater, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Dee)
Bridgemeister ID:429
Coordinates:N 57.065803 W 2.956825
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC2, BC3, BEM, HBR, NTB
Principals:James Abernethy & Co.
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:170f
Notes
  • HBR: Refurbished, 1988.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Photo by William Munter Photo by Dave Cooper
1905 Priorsford
Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Tweed)
Bridgemeister ID:1441
Coordinates:N 55.649532 W 3.187578
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC3
Principals:Robert Inglis
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:97f
Photo by Dave Cooper
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
1927 Port à l'Anglais
Alfortville and Vitry-sur-Seine, France (Seine River)
Bridgemeister ID:1114
Structurae ID:0000497
Coordinates:N 48.797333 E 2.41875
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BPF, PTS2
Use:Vehicular (three-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:124m
Side spans:52m, 54m
Deck width:40f

Notes
1928 Tarassac
St. Martin-de-l'Arcon vicinity, France (Orb River)
Bridgemeister ID:1449
Structurae ID:0013747
Coordinates:N 43.5662 E 2.97455
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC3
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:342f
Notes
1929 Grand Mère
Grand-Mère, Quebec, Canada (St. Maurice River)
Bridgemeister ID:162
Structurae ID:0003353
Coordinates:N 46.620117 W 72.6794
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BPL, PTS2, SJR
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:948.8f
Deck width:26f
Photo by David Denenberg
1929 Royal Gorge
Canon City, Colorado, USA (Arkansas River)
Bridgemeister ID:164
Structurae ID:0001403
O'Donnell ID:516
Coordinates:N 38.46129 W 105.32541
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BMA, GBD
Principals:George F. Cole, O.K. Peck
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:880f
Side spans:2
Deck width:18f
Notes
  • This bridge was built solely as a tourist attraction.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 George Washington (GWB)
New York, New York and Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA (Hudson River)
Bridgemeister ID:169
Structurae ID:0000032
O'Donnell ID:589
Coordinates:N 40.85333 W 73.955
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AOB, ARF, BBR, BC3, BFL, BMA, BONJ, BOU, BPL, BRU, COB, CTW, ENR19270811a, ENR19270811b, ENR19290411c, GBD, LAB, LACE, PTS2, SIX, SJR
Principals:O.H. Ammann, Leon Moisseiff, Dana, Gilbert
Use:Vehicular (double-deck, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,500f
Side spans:2 x 650f
Deck width:120f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by John Hall Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 St. Johns
Portland, Oregon, USA (Willamette River)
Bridgemeister ID:174
Structurae ID:0000510
O'Donnell ID:442
Coordinates:N 45.585 W 122.76333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, BC3, BCO, BFL, BPL, GBD, LAB, SJR
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,207f
Side spans:2 x 430.25f
Deck width:52f
Notes
  • Substantially rehabilitated, 2003-2005.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Jason Hamm
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
1950 Tacoma Narrows (Sturdy Gertie, Second Tacoma Narrows)
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington, USA (Puget Sound)
Bridgemeister ID:206
Structurae ID:0000484
O'Donnell ID:176 (more: 176)
Coordinates:N 47.26167 W 122.54
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BBR, BC3, BCO, BFL, COB, CTT, SPW
Principals:Dexter R. Smith
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,800f
Side spans:2 x 1,100f
Deck width:46f 8in
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1957 Mackinac (Mighty Mac)
St. Ignace and Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA (Straits of Mackinac)
Bridgemeister ID:210
Structurae ID:0000141
O'Donnell ID:607
Coordinates:N 45.820533 W 84.727667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:ADDS, BBR, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, COB, GBD, LAB, MACB, MM, WOT
Principals:David B. Steinman
Use:Vehicular (four-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,800f
Side spans:2 x 1,800f
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Daniel Kostrubiec Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1964 Forth Road
Queensferry, Scotland, United Kingdom (Firth of Forth)
Bridgemeister ID:463
Structurae ID:0000300
Coordinates:N 56.004020 W 3.404095
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BBR, BC3, BDU, BFL, FRB, NTB, WOT
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,006m
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by Michael Levy
1964 Verrazano Narrows
Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York, USA (Verrazano Narrows)
Bridgemeister ID:219
Structurae ID:0000085
O'Donnell ID:833 (more: 833)
Coordinates:N 40.60667 W 74.045
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BBR, BC3, BFL, BOU, COB, CTW, GBD, LAB, SIX, VNB
Principals:Othmar H. Ammann, Whitney
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:4,260f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg 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.
1981 Humber
Hull, Humberside, England, United Kingdom (Humber River)
Bridgemeister ID:475
Structurae ID:0000290
Coordinates:N 53.70654 W 0.44997
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AOB, BAR, BC3, BDU, BFL
Principals:Gilbert Roberts, Bill Harvey, Freeman Fox & Partners
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2013)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,410m
Side spans:280m, 530m
Deck width:28.5m

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper
1992 Askøy
Askøy and Olsvik, Bergen vicinity, Norway (Byfjorden)
Bridgemeister ID:489
Structurae ID:0008109
References:BAR, BC3
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:850m
1997 Höga Kusten (High Coast)
Veda, Sweden (Ångermanälven River)
Bridgemeister ID:496
Structurae ID:0000446
Coordinates:N 62.7984 E 17.93915
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC3, BDU
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,210m
Deck width:17.8m
1998 Great Belt East (Great Belt Fixed Link, Storebaelt, East, Storebælt, East Belt)
Korsør and Nyborg, Denmark (Great Belt - Storebaelt)
Bridgemeister ID:502
Structurae ID:0000031
References:BAR, BBR, BC3, BDU, COB, CTW
Principals:COINFRA
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,624m
Side spans:2 x 535m
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1999 Jiangyin
Jiangyin and Jingjiang, Jiangsu Province, China (Yangtze River)
Bridgemeister ID:498
Structurae ID:0001751
References:BC3, BCG, BDU
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,385m
(suspension bridge)
Rabat vicinity, Morocco (Oued Skhirat)
Bridgemeister ID:529
References:BC3
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:336f



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