The Brooklyn Bridge

 

 

 

The Brooklyn Bridge in New York is one of the most popular bridges in the entire world. This bridge has a total length of 1,825 meters with 145,000 cars that pass by it daily. Although it has a short title of the largest suspension bridge in the world, it has always been a cultural icon and backdrop for many films such as Saturday Night Fever or Tarzan.

Designed by John Augustus Roebling, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first steel bridge, a colossal work of $15 million that killed 27 people during its 13 years of construction. The bridge is supported by two granite pillars with double arches and is based on a system of straps and steel cables.

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