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Old 10-10-2017, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Golden Gate and Mackinac.
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Old 10-10-2017, 10:26 AM
 
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The most beautiful US bridges cannot be driven on: they are for nonmotorized use ONLY:

The stone bridges on the Acadia NP carriage trails, each one unique. It is wonderful that NO CARS are allowed on those trails or bridges.
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Old 10-10-2017, 07:56 PM
 
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Brooklyn Bridge
Ben Franklin (Philly)
Smithfield Bridge (Pittsburgh)
Westinghouse (Pittsburgh)
3 identical bridges of Allegheny (Pittsburgh)
Wheeling Suspension Bridge (Wheeling, WV)

No particular order, these are my favorite bridges I've walked across. And yes I am PA biased
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Old 10-11-2017, 07:19 AM
 
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The most beautiful US bridges cannot be driven on: they are for nonmotorized use ONLY:

The stone bridges on the Acadia NP carriage trails, each one unique. It is wonderful that NO CARS are allowed on those trails or bridges.
Then we might add the Bow Bridge in New York Central Park, the footbridge in Boston Public Garden or those stone bridges along the Riverway... what other nominations?
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:14 PM
 
Location: North America
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Suicide Bridge in Pasadena CA
Huntington Library Chinese Bridge in Arcadia CA
Huntington Library Japanese Bridge in Arcadia CA
Canal any Bridge in Venice, Los Angeles CA
6th street bridge Los Angeles CA
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Old 10-12-2017, 12:36 AM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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Name me a river that has a better collection of beautiful bridges than this!

Delaware Memorial Bridge
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4f/d0...c83a3e61a2.jpg

Commodore Barry Bridge
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8044/8...eed50fcd_b.jpg

Walt Whitman Bridge
https://www.roadsbridges.com/sites/r...?itok=Jg60IglP

Ben Franklin Bridge
https://images.fineartamerica.com/im...-andritoiu.jpg

Betsy Ross Bridge
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...RossBridge.jpg

Lower Trenton Bridge
http://www.davidsimchockfineart.com/...22726804-3.jpg
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Old 10-12-2017, 06:35 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Then we might add the Bow Bridge in New York Central Park, the footbridge in Boston Public Garden or those stone bridges along the Riverway... what other nominations?
In The Wissahickon Park in Phila there is a covered bridge for pedestrians-I think one of the only covered bridges in a major city.








Also, over the Wissahickon is the Henry Ave Bridge. Fascinating history-it was originally intended for subway to run underneath.

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Old 10-12-2017, 06:41 AM
 
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New England covered bridges-- in Phila! Very nice. Also the low stone bridge and then high stone vaulted bridge above it. Beautiful.
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Old 10-12-2017, 06:44 AM
 
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Suburban Atlanta (Smryna, GA) has a covered one lane vehicle bridge called the "Concord Covered Bridge". It was constructed in the 1800's and has between 7,000-10,000 vehicles that use it daily. It is currently undergoing a rehab.



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Old 10-12-2017, 10:21 AM
 
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Just a couple examples of the Acadia footbridges:

Carriage Roads & Bridges - Acadia National Park
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