Merry Christmas from TheBridgeGuy! The next time you visit Canary Wharf in London, be sure to check out this new pedestrian only bascule bridge.
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It is a generally accepted fact that for a bridge to be really, truly memorable, it must first be a beautiful one.
Evolving from the medieval drawbridge, the modern bascule bridge is an engineering marvel.
Of the 617,000 bridge in the United States, only around 3,000 have a movable span. Why so few?
Nothing in this world strikes more fear in the hearts of both engineers and the traveling public like open grid decking on bridges.