The Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon (1998) – Longest Bridge in the World (08/10)

Vasco da Gama bridge

The Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon (1998) – Longest Bridge in the World (08/10) Summary – total length of 17.2 km (10.7 mi) – cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts – Height 155 m (509 ft) – Longest span 420m – speed limit 120 km/h (75 mph) – $1.1bn project – Design wind speed 250 kmph … Read more

Bridge Engineering – Classification of Bridges

components of bridge

Bridge Engineering – Components of Bridge Structures A bridge is a structure providing passage over an obstacle without closing the way beneath. The required passage may be for a road, a railway, pedestrians, a canal or a pipeline. The obstacle to be crossed may be a river, a road, railway or a valley. ¬†Classification of … Read more