Brooklyn Bridge (New York, USA) - one of the oldest suspension bridges

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Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA

Date of build

1869 - start of construction
May 24, 1883 - opening of the bridge

  • Other building names: Brooklyn Bridge
  • Building type: Suspension bridge
  • Architectural style: Gothic
  • Material: Steel, stone, granite
  • Cost: 18 million dollars
  • Length: 1834 meters
  • Architect: John Augustus Roebling, Washington Augustus Roebling
The bridge was opened for pedestrians on May 24, 1883 at 2.00, and for cars at 5.00. On the same day over 150 300 people crossed the bridge, each paid 1 cent. However, it was calculated that in 1992 over 100,000 cars passed through the bridge. Currently, over 14,000 cars pass by the bridge over the bridge.

The length of the main span over the water is 486 meters, it connects two pylons growing 84 meters above the water. Two side spans connecting the pylons with the shore are 284.5 meters long.

Four nearly 1 100 meter supporting cables are 40 centimeters in diameter and consist of a bundle of 19 cables each containing 278 wires.

Depth of foundations under water on the Brooklyn side - 13.5 meters, on the Manhattan side - 24 meters.

The bridge is located 41 meters above the water, is about 25 meters wide and the total weight is 14 680 tonnes.

Official website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/infrastructure/brooklyn-bridge.shtml

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Crooklyn Dodger
#16
Crooklyn Dodger
9 years ago
Ciekawe jakie wymiary ma jedna cegła mostu brooklyńskiego.Czy może ktoś ma takie informacje?
Julka
#15
Julka
10 years ago
zajebisty most bylam na nim!!!!!!naprawde robi duze wrazenie
koty
#14
koty
11 years ago
jechałem tym mostem
Kuba
#13
Kuba
12 years ago
To jest neogotyk:) Stany są za młode by mogły się poszczycic stylem średniowiecznej europy...
spykol
#12
spykol
12 years ago
A ja jezdze nim codziennie do szkoly i juz mi sie znudzil chociaz jest ladny:D
Jurand
#11
Jurand
12 years ago
Jak to mozliwe, ze w 1883 przez most przejechaly samochody? O ile wiem, to one jeszcze nie istnialy...
Melka
#10
Melka
13 years ago
No moze ładny jest ten mościk ale najpiękniejszym mostem na świecie jest most Golden Gate!!! jest na liście zaraz po tym moście!!! pozdro :*
gorgol
#9
gorgol
13 years ago
piękny most chyba najpiękniejszy na świecie
Tancerka
#8
Tancerka
13 years ago
Widzialam go na wlasne oczy-jest najpiekniejszym mostem na swiecie!!a nocą-naprawde brak słów...CUDO:)
ruda
#7
ruda
13 years ago
przepiekna, klimatyczna budowla z przepieknym widokiem na Manhattan
mykejla
#6
mykejla
13 years ago
Widzialam go na wlasne oczy! Jest niesamowity!
ja
#5
ja
14 years ago
wypas
Made
#4
Made
14 years ago
no calkiem neizly
crazy town
#3
crazy town
15 years ago
czy ja wiem czy taki wspanialy
G-butterfly
#2
G-butterfly
15 years ago
Zgadzam sie z Adrianem! To jest najwspanialszy most!
ADRIAN*
#1
ADRIAN*
15 years ago
Najwspanialszy most na swiecie:)

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