Although it was hailed as “the ultimate in suspension bridge design” on the day that it opened to traffic, its demise would become known as “the most dramatic failure in bridge engineering history.” This is the story of...
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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?