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The Journal News reports, “The big blue boxes sitting atop the new Tappan Zee Bridge’s Rockland County-bound span’s towers are coming down. Known as ‘jump forms,’ the boxes were the means by which crews constructed the eight 419-foot towers.” The post Tappan Zee Bridge Jump Forms Coming Down appeared first on Toll Roads News.
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London's iconic Tower Bridge closed to vehicles for three months on Saturday for its first major maintenance works in nearly half a century. The 122-year-old drawbridge by the Tower of London -- whose roadway leaves are lifted to allow tall ships on the River Thames to pass through -- carries 21,000 vehicles and some 40,000 people per day. Show More Summary
Engineering tours are back.
Since construction on the Manhattan Bridge began in 1901, the bridge’s Brooklyn-side tower has been beautifully framed by the brick warehouses on Washington Street near the water. The steel structure photogenically rises up out of the East River, the Empire State Building visible in the distance. Show More Summary
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is full of natural wonders that draw thousands of visitors a day, from misty forests to towering sandstone pillars. Allegedly, its landscape even inspired the scenery of James Cameron's Avatar. But it's not rock formations or trees that tourists have been flocking for lately–it's a bridge. Show More Summary
DANDONG, China (Reuters) - Towering above the murky waters, the New Yalu River Bridge was supposed to symbolize a new era in relations between China and North Korea, helping bring investment to landmark free trade zones jointly run with the impoverished and isolated state.
London's iconic Tower Bridge opened for the MAST unmanned craft's jaunt along the river Thames.
Detective Christopher Williams of the NYPD Emergency Service Unit and his partner, Officer Conor Farrell, were called to the Brooklyn Bridge about 2:15 a.m. Saturday on a report of a jumper.
The Ocean Majesty cruise ship made its way under Tower Bridge in London when it was raised at 2pm. The boat, which was originally built in 1966 as a ferry, will moor alongside HMS Belfast for two nights.
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The Press of Atlantic City reports, “After three years of construction, the new southbound Garden State Parkway bridge over the Great Egg Harbor opened to traffic Wednesday [August 31]. The two-lane, $130-million bridge towers over the...Show More Summary
Aamir Ahmad Khan was riding north on Highway 1 over the bridge shortly before 6 p.m. when he apparently lost control near the north tower and slammed into the railing, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. California Highway...Show More Summary
While there are innumerable bridges and observation towers scattered around the planet, it’s considerably more rare to witness the combination of these two lovely structures. There are only a handful of bridge observatories in the world,...Show More Summary
One of the things Sydney has always held claim to — alongside the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House and Centrepoint Tower — has been the IMAX building in the city’s Darling Harbour. Stretching 35.7 metres wide and 29.7 metres tall,Show More Summary
A Manhattan-based development firm is trying to stop a 1,000-foot tall luxury apartment tower from going up along the Manhattan waterfront, between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. Little Cherry,... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Harrison high-rise condominium in San Francisco The tower is located near the Bay Bridge in the bustling heart of the city… Rebekah Bell
The changes across downtown Brooklyn over the past decade are plentiful and striking. From towers rising along Flatbush Avenue, to the near-completion of Brooklyn Bridge Park to a burgeoning... To view the full story, click the title link.