Bridges

Man falls off a bridge to his death after proposing to girlfriend

A man’s wedding proposal ended in horror when he fell to his death off a famed bridge on a Japanese island moments after popping the question, …

Crime

A drone's-eye view

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world was officially opened in Switzerland on Saturday 29 July, measuring in at just under …

Drones

Mumbai: BMC to widen Kurla-Kalina bridge

<i>Representational picture</i><p>In the wake of massive traffic snarls in the area, the BMC has proposed to complete the road widening work on the …

India

Glorious sunset at Thekkumbhagom

The Dhalavapuram-Pallikkodi bridge near Neendakara at Thekkumbhagom in Kollam gives a nature lover umpteen reasons to make a stopover. Enveloped by …

Travel

Historic 12th St. bridge lifted from over the Bow

After a series of delays last week, the historic 12th St. Zoo Bridge was successfully moved onto cranes Monday prior to being disassembled.<p>"It went …

Canadian News

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Mission bridge

Police said the rider collided with another vehicle while merging onto the bridge<p>A motorcycle rider was killed while merging onto the …

Popsicle Stick Bridge Lab

Build Strategy:<p>When designing and constructing the bridge, we knew that we wanted there to be an arch shape, so that the weight would be distributed …

Popsicle

Bridge Lab

<b>Bridge Stats:</b><p>Weight: 473 grams<p>Breaking Mass: 315 lbs<p>Ratio: 303 kg/kg<p><b>Bridge Schematic:</b><p><b>Discussion of Strategy:</b><p>Our strategy was to make a perfectly …

Bridges Test Lab

Luis Martinez<p>Matt Martin<p>Vince Feliciano<p>Bridge Test Lab<p>Build Pictures + design sketch:<p>Build process:<p>When we first started constructing our bridge, the …

Engineering

Hold On

When my group and I first started working on the bridge, we thought about how to make the bridge the sturdiest it could be. One of our first thoughts …

Popsicle

The 360 Gram Light Popsicle Stick Bridge [How to & Analysis]

Jared Frank; Aneesh Lodhavia; Alex Shortt<p>Period 4<p>Intro & Specs<p>Our assignment was to build a bridge 20 cm tall, and 60 cm wide. The two bases touching …

Popsicle

Popsicle Stick Bridge!

<b>The Bridge Blog!</b><p>We set out to build a bridge that would meet the requirements for our bridge lab!<p>We started out by planning a strategy/design for our …

Popsicle

Galipeault Bridge reopens

The Galipeault Bridge has reopened to traffic.<p>It was reopened Tuesday afternoon, two days after Transport Quebec closed the bridge in both …

Canada

Edinburgh musician dies after falling from bridge

A MUSICIAN from Edinburgh has died after falling from a bridge in Malta.<p>Cheyne Halliday, who was frontman of Metro Mafia, suffered head injuries in …

Edinburgh

Massive flooding shuts down Galipeault Bridge, schools

Transports Québec suggest Île-Perrot residents stay home Monday if possible<p>As flooding continues to wreak havoc across Quebec, officials have been …

Canada

Watch a Floating Cabin Torn to Shreds By a Bridge

Flooding is no joke.<p>Horrific flooding hit Arkansas this week, overflowing rivers and shutting down roads and waterways. So far, the flood has been blamed for nine deaths across the northeastern part of the state. This video shows the power of flood waters to wreak havoc. A cabin totally submerged …

Cabins

Just Let Us Drive on the Kingshighway Bridge Already

click to enlarge<p>After nearly two years of closure, the Kingshighway bridge is set to partially reopen this Saturday morning, with a ribbon-cutting …

Cut off from world, Big Sur bridges gap with technology

When Big Sur was cut off from the rest of California by El Niño rains and mountain slides in 1998, there was no technological workaround for its …

Google Play Store

UDOT plans $5 million overpass for wildlife at Parleys Summit

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Wildlife

New Kosciuszko Bridge is already congested with traffic

That didn’t take long<p>It was all smiles and laughter on Thursday, April 27, as Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with elected officials from Brooklyn and Queens, hosted a grand ceremony to debut the new Kosciuszko Bridge, the city’s first new bridge since 1964. Following the early ceremony, there was a …

Urban Planning

New York's rebuilt Kosciuszko Bridge makes its big debut

Scroll down for the video<p>At 11:30 p.m. last night, the first set of vehicles crossed the newly opened Kosciuszko bridge, connecting Brooklyn and Queens. In anticipation of that opening, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office held a grand opening ceremony Thursday afternoon replete with a marching band, a …

Food

New SR 520 bridge wins national engineering award

It’s a pretty great first birthday present<p>What a great birthday present for the 520 bridge: Tuesday night, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awarded the project its annual Grand Conceptor Award, beating out 162 projects worldwide.<p>In a statement, Washington Secretary of …

Urban Planning

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Park Bridge reopens with slightly less bounce

The zig-zagging pedestrian bridge is finally ready for park-goers<p>Three years after it initially closed for repairs, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Park Bridge is, as of this morning, open to the public once again. And even though its distinctive bounce was part of the reason it closed in the first …

National Parks

Woman falls from bridge while taking selfie

A Northern California woman is expected to survive after she fell off a bridge while trying to take a selfie and plunged 60 feet onto a trail below. The woman was airlifted to a nearby hospital; the extent of her injuries has not been released.

Northern California

Utrecht bike bridge doubles as roof for a school

The creative bridge-builders at Next Architects have done it again<p>In spite of ambitious designs like the undulating Lucky Knot bridge or the bridge that’s also a home for bats, the architects at the Amsterdam and Beijing-based firm Next Architects have yet to go a bridge too far. Their latest span, …

Architecture

Hell Nawl, Shawty! Twitter Doesn’t Believe A Homeless Crackhead Supervillain Burned Down The I-85 Bridge

1 of 18<p>❯<p>❮<p>Twitter Scoffs At Crackish Bridge Collapse Story<p>Sooooo ONE homeless crackhead supervillain brought the whole entire city of Atlanta to its …

3 arrested in fire that collapsed Atlanta highway overpass

ATLANTA (AP) — Three people were arrested Friday in connection with a raging fire that collapsed an elevated portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city.<p>Deputy Insurance Commissioner Jay Florence said Basil Eleby faces a charge of …

Atlanta

Correction: Overpass Collapse-Fire story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story March 30 about an interstate overpass collapse, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a woman who was trying to get home. Her name is Rose Diggs, not All Rose Diggs.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Massive fire crumbles Atlanta interstate bridge; …

Atlanta

Big Sur bridge set to open Sept. 30, connecting broken link along Highway 1

<i>A correction to an earlier version of this article has been appended to the end of the article.</i><p>Mark your calendars for Big Sur’s grand re-opening for …

Extinction

How 82 seconds of hell started with a WhatsApp message

At the Preston Park Hotel in Brighton on Wednesday morning, Adrian Ajao was chatting with hotel staff about his plans for the day as he checked out at reception.<p>"I'm off to London today," he told them as he handed over his credit card, before adding: "It isn't like it used to be."<p>The 52-year-old …