Watch this mega machine erect a bridge

There’s a lot of moving parts when it comes to the construction of a bridge. Like, how do you build a bridge without the help of a bridge? The easiest way? This SLJ900 machine. It moves in coordinated parts to deftly erect a bridge or viaduct, balancing its weight on the beams before laying out the groundwork. It’s… »10/30/15 11:30am10/30/15 11:30am


Truck gets obliterated when it runs into the bottom of a bridge

Yeesh! The East Street train bridge in the small town of Westwood, Massachusetts is becoming notorious for ripping off the roofs of trucks that are too tall to pass through it. The destruction is actually pretty impressive to see, I mean, a big ass truck basically gets flipped sideways while everything gets torn apart… »8/25/15 3:40pm8/25/15 3:40pm

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens—and you can jump off it

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world has opened in Russia, with a 1,800-foot span. It offers breathtaking views of the Sochi landscape but it isn't really designed for your daily commute—it is part of a skypark and you can bungee jump off it for a 650-foot drop, as shown in this video. »7/22/14 11:27am7/22/14 11:27am

Watch 50,000 People Cross America's Longest Suspension Bridge On Foot

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn is the U.S.'s longest suspension bridge, surpassing even the Golden Gate Bridge. Since 1976, it's served as the starting point of the New York City Marathon, which hosted over 50,000 competitors on November 3rd. Watch them all in this gorgeous… »11/23/13 5:00pm11/23/13 5:00pm

Should London Build a Forest Bridge Across the Thames?

Artist-engineer Thomas Heatherwick's "Garden Bridge" proposal is open for public feedback in the UK. A heavily forested pathway stretching across the Thames, Heatherwick's bridge would be the second pedestrian-only bridge constructed in London in less than two decades, succeeding Norman Foster's initially infamous—but… »11/11/13 12:00pm11/11/13 12:00pm

Every mountain needs to have a wonderful cloud bridge like this

The problem with building man made structures in natural wonders like mountain ranges is that they can sore your eyes pretty quickly. Some parts of the world should be left untouched! But imagine a bridge like this one, designed to look like a cloud, on top of a few mountains. The views would be absolutely… »11/06/13 11:13pm11/06/13 11:13pm

London's Plan To Build A Garden Bridge Over The Thames

Thomas Heatherwick, designer of the London Olympic Cauldron as well as the British Pavilion at the 2008 Shanghai Expo, has unveiled renderings for a garden-filled pedestrian bridge across the Thames. Though more than £60 million in funding must still be found to make the project a reality, Heatherwick will proceed to… »6/26/13 6:27pm6/26/13 6:27pm

Sunken Pedestrian Bridge Parts The Waters Without a Miracle

Designed for tourists visiting a fort in the Netherlands, instead of being a means for the ancient Israelites to escape the Egyptians, this Moses Bridge sits below the water line of a moat so it visually disappears. Recreating what the fort and surrounding area would have looked like back in the 17th century, »11/12/11 1:00pm11/12/11 1:00pm