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Monocacy Aqueduct

Monocacy Aqueduct

Completed in May 1833, the Monocacy Aqueduct, also known as C&O Canal Aqueduct No. 2, was the longest of eleven aqueducts of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. This aqueduct crosses the Monocacy River close to its mouth at the Potomac River. Sugarloaf Mountain...
U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge

Built around 1850, U Bein Bridge is probably the world’s longest and oldest teak wood bridge. The bridge is about 1.2 kilometers long and spans Taungthaman Lake. During the dry season, the over 1,000 wooden piles supporting the bridge look like stilts. However,...
Cavenagh Bridge

Cavenagh Bridge

Named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1859 to 1867, the Cavenagh Bridge is the Singapore’s oldest bridge.   Built in 1869, the bridge retains its original structure. P&W MacLellan Engineers...
Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge is an amazing geological formation formed when water, probably from Cedar Creek, carved through limestone. Over time, most of the surrounding rock collapsed. A natural arch remained, and this structure was first known as Rock Bridge and then later...
Shelby Street Bridge

Shelby Street Bridge

Built in 1909, the Shelby Street Bridge is multi-span truss bridge. It was the first bridge in the United States that incorporated concrete arched trusses.   Over time, the bridge deteriorated so much that in 1998, vehicles could no longer drive over the bridge....
Jericho Covered Bridge

Jericho Covered Bridge

Built in December 1865, the Jericho Covered Bridge is one of six remaining publicly owned covered bridges in Maryland. The Bridge carries traffic on Jericho Road over the Little Gunpowder Falls, and it straddles the Baltimore and Harford County lines.   This bridge is...
The Helix Bridge

The Helix Bridge

Another engineering marvel. This time it is a pedestrian bridge known as The Helix Bridge. It completes the pedestrian walkway around Marina Bay and connects Marina Bay Sands with the Youth Olympic Park.   The Helix Bridge opened on April 24, 2010. It is a curved...