Bridges

Oceanside to replace 88-year-old Coast Highway Bridge

An old Coast Highway bridge that has carried travelers across the San Luis Rey River in Oceanside for nearly 90 years could be on its last legs, …

Urban Planning

Big Sur: Final span of Highway 1 bridge comes down

Big Sur – Nine days after the demolition began, crews brought down the final span of the condemned Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Wednesday …

California

Catholic college's new bridge too Catholic, neighbors complain

Philadelphia, Pa., Mar 22, 2017 / 03:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bridge featuring crosses on the property of Villanova, a Catholic university in a …

Catholicism

London terror attack: CCTV shows woman plummeting from Westminster Bridge

One moment the footage shows a typical and instantly recognisable London scene: red double decker buses travelling across Westminster Bridge in the …

River Thames

This shape-shifting bridge plunges underwater to let ships pass

The bridge will cut the driving time between Hong Kong and Zhuhai from three hours to 30 minutes<p>This vast sea bridge will soon connect three of the world's most densely populated cities - by spanning the width of China's Pearl River Delta. At its longest stretch, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge …

Urban Planning

Larry Donovan, 1880s Bridge Jumper, Lived Too Soon

Before he became known as one of the world’s most prolific bridge jumpers and quite possibly the first ever viral celebrity, Lawrence “Larry” Donovan …

Weird

​Bridge closure leaves California's Big Sur community reeling

<i>A bridge on Highway 1 in Big Sur has been declared damaged beyond repair, severing the main artery for the idyllic coastal community. (Photo courtesy</i> …

Southern California

15 of the world's best bungee jumps

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to test your mettle or conquer a fear of heights?<p>Maybe jumping from some of the world's tallest towers or bridges is the solution.<p>Join us as we highlight 15 of the world's highest -- and most impressive -- jumping sites.<p>233 meters: Macau Tower, Macau, China<p>Hear Macau, and you may think …

New Zealand

Take a look at Tsunoshima Ōhashi, one of the most beautiful bridges in Japan! 【Pics】

We travel to Yamaguchi Prefecture to see what is widely recognized as <b>the most beautiful bridge in Japan</b>.<p>Shimonoseki City in Yamaguchi Prefecture, …

Japan

Armed Metropolitan Police Swarm Boat In River Thames Terror Attack Training Exercise

More than 200 officers were involved.<p>Armed police could be seen on the River Thames on Sunday as officers played out the chaos of a “pleasure boat” terrorist attack in the first major live-play exercise of its kind.<p>More than 200 officers were involved in the unique marine-based exercise, which the …

Terrorism

72 years since the Battle for Remagen — 8 photos of the Allies' first toehold in the Nazi heartland

Perhaps the most distinguishing feature of the old Roman town of Remagen, about halfway between Dusseldorf and Frankfurt on the Rhine River, at the end of World War II was the 1,000-foot, double-track Ludendorff railroad bridge.<p>Despite the bridge's presence, Remagen didn't really factor into Allied …

Military History

Happy 85th birthday to the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Over the years the Sydney Harbour Bridge has been fondly described as the coat hanger, a symphony of steel, the arch that closed the sky — even the …

Sydney

The large span of the new Civic Area Bridge in Boulder was set in place on Thursday over Boulder Creek next to the existing bridge that will be removed.

A giant hydraulic crane moves the bridge into place. The large span of the new Civic Area Bridge in Boulder was set in place on Thursday over Boulder …

Urban Planning

Basel 2017 - Corum Golden Bridge Rectangle

Corum Golden Bridge turned 35 in 2015. Conceived by Vincent Calabrese, the transparent watch with never before seen linear mechanical movement became …

Watches

Nonprofit leads restoration of 165-year-old bridge

A grass-roots effort to preserve a more than 165-year-old covered bridge is underway in Carbon County.<p>Friends of Beltzville State Park, a nonprofit …

New Year's Day

5 Spectacular Steel Bridges From Around The World

Steel’s strength and versatility is unparalleled. Its high tensile strength and extremely malleable nature make it prime for use in construction and …

Construction

The Storms River Suspension Bridge, Stormsriver, Garden Route, South Africa

Originally built in 1969, spanning 77 metres and hanging just seven metres above the churning waters of the Storms River, the Storms River suspension …

South Africa

Seascapes I: Color

Lady In Red – Mabry Campbell<p>Abandoned Trawler I – Mabry Campbell<p>The Working Harbor I – Mabry Campbell<p>Maritime Decay – Mabry Campbell<p>Machines On The …

Mountains

Little River Bridge No. 2 in Grand Falls to be replaced

Former crossing, built in 1903, was closed in September after being deemed unsafe<p>Grand Falls is getting a new bridge to replace the Little River No. …

Some of the Chicago area's most-traveled bridges are 'structurally deficient', study says

Under Lake Shore Drive at Lawrence and Wilson avenues, the sky is falling.<p>Chunks of concrete have broken off the two 1933-vintage bridges, posing a threat to drivers, pedestrians and the dozens of homeless people who camp underneath. Pieces more than 6 inches wide litter the sidewalks. Lattices of …

Land Art

'Extreme concern': WA engineers say Perth Stadium footbridge could collapse

A leading engineer has warned the steel cable-stay bridge that will carry thousands of WA sports fans to the new Perth stadium at Burswood could …

Australia

PCTA volunteers help replace a bridge in the Columbia River Gorge

When a huge tree falls and destroys a bridge crossing a high rocky gorge in the backcountry, the challenge to replace it would likely seem …

Trails

studio evren başbuğ connects bostanlı creek with sunset lounge and wood-clad footbridge

defined by layers of cascading wood surfaces, the two interventions aesthetically reference each other, forming a favorite public attraction in …

Architecture

Bridge failure severs Big Sur’s ties to outside world

BIG SUR, Monterey County — Storms have wreaked hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage to California’s roads and bridges, but nowhere is the …

California

There's an Abandoned Wine Cellar Underneath the Brooklyn Bridge

It's been there since waaaay before Williamsburg's electroclash days.<p>Surprise: The Brooklyn Bridge was once a hopping party spot for socialites in …

Brooklyn Bridge

Salvatore Ferragamo AW17

Channelling the idea that ‘Ferragamo is an attitude’, the brand reworks its heritage into classic yet modern pieces

Fashion

Residents Near Kosciuszko Bridge Raise Objections To Blowing It Up

<i>Eric Adams, speaking at the press conference. (Erica Sherman/Brooklyn BP’s Office)</i><p>When the news first came in about the state blowing up the …

New York City

Officials Express Environmental Concerns About Plans to Implode Kosciuszko Bridge

<i>The Kosciuszko Bridge is going out with a bang, after state officials announced this week a surprise plan to blow it up so a replacement can open</i> …

Andrew Cuomo