Bridges are amazing pieces of engineering. Although they often look odd, they are still very useful, especially in transportation. And nowadays, these structures are not just built just to connect places. They are now meant to grab the attention of the world.
There are plenty of interesting and creative bridges all across the globe. Here, we present 10 of the most inventive.
1. Falkirk Wheel, UK
Located in Scotland, the Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift that connects the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal. It is capable of raising boats by 24 meters.
2. Glacier Skywalk, Canada
Glacier Skywalk is not just an ordinary bridge that connects two separate places. This beautiful piece of engineering uses a suspended glass platform, allowing visitors to marvel at the views.
3. Garden Bridge, UK
Built over River Thames in London, the Garden Bridge is a planned pedestrian bridge that will feature gardens and trees. It is expected to have a height of 367 meters and a length of 30 meters.
4. Gateshead Millennium Bridge
The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is an award-winning structure that is built across the River Tyne. It is the first and only tilting bridge on the planet.
5. Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia
Located about 2,300 feet above the sea level, the Langkawi Sky Bridge has a height of 410 feet. This curved pedestrian cable bridge is a popular destination in Malaysia.
6. Undulating Bridge, China
The Undulating Bridge is one unique engineering marvel that has been getting the attention of engineers all over the world. This Mobius strip-inspired pedestrian bridge is located over the Meixi Lake in China.
7. Helix Bridge, Singapore
Located beside the Benjamin Sheares Bridge, the Helix Bridge in Singapore is a pedestrian bridge that connects Marina South with Marina Center. It comes with a vehicular bridge, called the Bayfront Bridge.
8. Henderson Waves, Singapore
The Henderson Waves bridge is Singapore’s highest pedestrian bridge. It spans 899 feet long and has a height of 118 meters. It links Telok Blangah Hill Park with Mount Faber Park.
9. Doha Sharq Crossing Bridge, Qatar
Within this year, the construction of the planned Doha Sharq Crossing Bridge will commence. It has three bridges connected by tunnels below the sea level. This distinct bridge will feature a variety of areas of recreation.
10. The Rolling Bridge, UK
The Rolling Bridge in the United Kingdom consists of eight triangular sections attached at a walkway level. This stunning architecture is actually part of the retail development project at Paddington Basin, London.
11. The Banpo Bridge
12. The Moses Bridge, Netherlands
13. Infinity Bridge, United Kingdom
14. Balloon Bridge, United Kingdom
15. Dragon Bridge, Vietnam
16. High Trestle Bridge, United States
17. Tbilisi Glass Bridge, Georgia
18. Moon Bridge, Taiwan
19. Capilano Suspension Bridge, Canada
20. San Juan de Gastelugatxe, Spain
21. Moon Bridge, Italy
22. Rainbow Bridge, Taiwan
23. Animal Crossing Bridge, Netherlands
24. Moon Bridge, United States
25. Constantines Bridge, Algeria
26. Tree Root Bridge, India
27. Mostar, Bosnia
28. Puente Nuevo, Spain
29. Bridge Into The Clouds, Mt. Rainier, United States
30. Fairy Bridge, Scotland
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