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24 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: BFL . All 24 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: BFL. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1834 Zaehringen
Fribourg, Switzerland (Sarine River)
Bridgemeister ID:395
Structurae ID:0000475
References:AAJ, BBR, BFL, HBE, LAB
Principals:Joseph Chaley
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed, 1920's
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:896f

Notes
Print, collection of David Denenberg Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg
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
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
1926 Benjamin Franklin (Philadelphia-Camden)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:145
Structurae ID:0000531
O'Donnell ID:403 (more: 403)
Coordinates:N 39.95333 W 75.135
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BFL, BONJ, BPL, DRB, GBD, PTL, PTS2, USS
Principals:Modjeski, Webster, Ball, Moiseff
Use:Vehicular and Rail (major highway, subway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,750f
Side spans:2 x 719.5f
Deck width:125.5f

Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
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
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
1938 (suspension bridge)
Rodenkirchen, Germany (Rhine River)
Bridgemeister ID:455
Structurae ID:0000186
References:BBR, BFL
Principals:Fritz Leonhardt
Use:Vehicular
Status:Destroyed, 1944
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
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
1940 Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie)
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington, USA (Puget Sound)
Bridgemeister ID:198
Structurae ID:0000074
Coordinates:N 47.26167 W 122.54
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAR, BBR, BFL, BMA, BPL, COB, CTT, GBD, IT1999F, SPW
Principals:Leon Moisseiff
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:Collapsed, 1940
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,800f
Side spans:2 x 1,100f
Deck width:39f
Notes
Photo, collection of David Denenberg Postcard, courtesy of Kevin Walsh
1949 Wehlen
Wehlen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (Mosel River)
Bridgemeister ID:533
Structurae ID:0004795
Coordinates:N 49.942717 E 7.04525
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BFL
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:132m
Side spans:2 x 37m
Deck width:8.8m
Notes
  • Reconstruction, 1994.
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff
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
1951 Köln-Mülheimer
Köln (Cologne), North Rhine Westphalia and Mülheim, Germany (Rhine River)
Bridgemeister ID:457
Structurae ID:0000183
Coordinates:N 50.964427 E 6.995124
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BFL
Principals:Fritz Leonhardt
Use:Vehicular and Rail (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2013)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:315m
Side spans:2 x 85m
Deck width:27.2m
Notes
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff Photo by David Denenberg
1955 San Marcos
San Salvador, El Salvador (Lempa River)
Bridgemeister ID:927
Structurae ID:0000512
References:BFL
Principals:B. Birdsall
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
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
1957 Walt Whitman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:211
Structurae ID:0000566
O'Donnell ID:593 (more: 593)
Coordinates:N 39.905 W 75.13
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BFL
Principals:Othmar Ammann
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:610m
Side spans:2 x 234.7m
Deck width:83f

Notes
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
1965 Emmerich
Emmerich, Germany (Rhine River)
Bridgemeister ID:991
Structurae ID:0001724
Coordinates:N 51.82223 E 6.22445
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BFL
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:501m
Side spans:2 x 151m
Deck width:21.8m
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff
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
1970 New Little Belt (New Lillebaelt, Ny Lillebæltsbro)
Jutland and Funen, Denmark (Little Belt)
Bridgemeister ID:471
Structurae ID:0004539
References:BAR, BFL
Principals:Ostenfeld & Jonson
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:600m
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1973 Bosporus I (Bogaziçi)
Istanbul, Turkey (Bosporus Straits)
Bridgemeister ID:472
Structurae ID:0001368
References:BAR, BDU, BFL, BMA, CTW
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:3,523f
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



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