Our Top Ten Bridges

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Ten of the world's most amazing bridges.

Here are our top ten bridges and why: 

10. The Rio-Antirrio Bridge, Greece 

Why: Is one of the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridges and the longest of the fully suspended type.

9. The Lupu Bridge, Shanghai 

Why: Is the world's second longest steel arch bridge and is built to withstand typhoons and earthquakes. 

8.  Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco, USA

Why: Built on the San Andreas fault, it has can withstand major earthquakes 

7. Hoover Dam Bridge, between Arizona and Nevada, USA

Why: The bridge has the world’s tallest concrete arch span.

6. The Forth Bridge, Scotland

Why: Is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is an icon of the industrial revolution.

5. The Tower Bridge, UK 

Why: One of the world's most iconic bridges and a symbol of London. 

4. The Golden Gate Bridge, California, USA

Why: Is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California,  has been declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World. 

3. The Harbour Bridge, Australia

Why: Is the world's longest steel arch bridge and the most famous "coathanger"

2. Øresund Bridge, between Denmark and Sweden

Why: Is a bridge that becomes a tunnel half way through to connect two countries. 

1. Millau Viaduct, Souther France

Why: Is the tallest bridge in the world. 

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