30 Most Inventive Bridges in the World

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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

1-The Banpo Bridge - South Korea

12. The Moses Bridge, Netherlands

2-The Moses Bridge - Netherlands

 

 

13. Infinity Bridge, United Kingdom

3-Infinity Bridge - Stockton-on-Tees - United Kingdom

14.  Balloon Bridge, United Kingdom

4-Balloon Bridge - UK

15. Dragon Bridge, Vietnam

5-Dragon Bridge - Da Nang - Vietnam

16. High Trestle Bridge, United States

7-High Trestle Bridge - Iowa - USA

17. Tbilisi Glass Bridge, Georgia

8-Tbilisi Glass Bridge - Georgia

18. Moon Bridge, Taiwan

9-Moon Bridge - Tapei - Taiwan

19. Capilano Suspension Bridge, Canada

10-Capilano Suspension Bridge - Vancouver - Canada

20. San Juan de Gastelugatxe, Spain

11-San Juan de Gastelugatxe - Spain

 

 

21. Moon Bridge, Italy

12-Moon Bridge - Ferrara - Italy

22. Rainbow Bridge, Taiwan

13-Rainbow Bridge - Taiwan

23. Animal Crossing Bridge, Netherlands

14-Animal Crossing Bridge - Netherlands

24. Moon Bridge, United States

16-Moon Bridge - San Francisco - USA

25.  Constantines Bridge, Algeria

17-Constantines Bridge - Algeria

26. Tree Root Bridge, India

18-Tree Root Bridge - India

27. Mostar, Bosnia

19-Mostar - Bosnia

28. Puente Nuevo, Spain

21-Puente Nuevo - Spain

 

 

29. Bridge Into The Clouds, Mt. Rainier, United States

22-Bridge into the Clouds - Mt Rainier - USA

30. Fairy Bridge, Scotland

23-Fairy Bridge - Scotland

 

Find out more incredible bridges here:

Dare to Cross the World’s Most Terrifying Bridges

Beautiful Suspension Bridges from All Over the World

 

 

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