The Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge is a cantilever bridge that spans the Potomac River between Morgantown in Charles County, Maryland and Dahlgren in King George County, Virginia. The bridge carries US 301. It was known as the Potomac River Bridge between its opening in December of 1940 until it was renamed in April of 1968 for Harry W. Nice (1877-1941) who served as governor of Maryland from 1935 to 1939. ...more on Wikipedia about "Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge"
The Ile d'Orleans Bridge, known locally as the Pont de l'Ile, is a suspension bridge that spans the Saint Lawrence River between Montmorency Falls and Île d'Orléans (Isle of Orleans) in the Canadian province of Quebec. The first bridge, constructed in 1912, was destroyed by fire in 1921. Until a new suspension bridge was constructed in 1940, access was by ferry. This second bridge was swept away in the flood of 1965 after which the current bridge was built. ...more on Wikipedia about "Île d'Orléans Bridge"
The original Jamestown Bridge, connecting Conanicut Island in Narragansett Bay to mainland Rhode Island, was first opened to traffic in 1940. A 6,892 foot bridge (third longest in Rhode Island only to its replacement, the 7,350 foot Jamestown Bridge, and the 11,248 foot Newport Bridge), it replaced ferry service as the primary connection for the Town of Jamestown on Conanicut Island. The pricetag was just over $3 million (U.S. 1940 dollars) which was paid for by tolls until June 28, 1969. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jamestown Bridge (Old)"
The John Philip Sousa Bridge is a bridge that carries Pennsylvania Avenue across the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. It has partial interchanges with Interstate 695 at its western terminus and with District of Columbia Route 295 at its eastern terminus. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Philip Sousa Bridge"
The Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge is a floating bridge that carries the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 across Lake Washington from Seattle to Mercer Island, Washington. It is the second longest floating bridge in the world, at 6,620 feet (2,019 meters). The bridge was the brainchild of George W. Lightfoot, who came to be called the "father of the bridge". Lightfoot began campaigning for the bridge in 1930, enlisting the support of Miller Freeman. The original two-way, four-lane toll bridge was designed by the engineer Homer Hadley (1885-1967) and constructed of reinforced concrete in 1940. Tolls were removed in 1946. It sank in a storm on November 25, 1990, while it was undergoing refurbishing & repair. The current bridge was built in 1993. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge"
The Centennial Bridge, or Rock Island Centennial Bridge, connects Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport, Iowa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rock Island Centennial Bridge"
The Storey Bridge is the second crossing of the Brisbane River. It connects Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point. Before the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932 the Government of Queensland asked John Bradfield to design a new Brisbane bridge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Story Bridge, Brisbane"
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The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a mile-long (1600 meter) suspension bridge with a main span of 2800 foot (850 m) (the third- largest in the world when it was first built) that carries Washington State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows of Puget Sound from Tacoma to Gig Harbor, Washington. The first version of the bridge, nicknamed "Galloping Gertie," was designed by Clark Eldridge and altered by Leon Moisseiff. It became famous for a dramatic filmed structural collapse in 1940. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tacoma Narrows Bridge"
The Thomas J Hatem Memorial Bridge is a bridge carrying the traffic across the Susquehanna River on US 40 between Havre de Grace and Perryville in northeast Maryland. It is the oldest of the seven toll facilities operated and maintained by the Maryland Transportation Authority and is named for Thomas J. Hatem, a distinguished citizen of Harford County, who devoted his life to public and civic service. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas J Hatem Memorial Bridge"
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