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Old 10-09-2018, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, formerly DC and Phila
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The Great Gray Bridge (aka the George Washington Bridge). I still have this book from my childhood. So sweet!


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Old 10-09-2018, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:43 AM
 
Location: Cincinnati (Norwood)
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Roebling Suspension Bridge, originally known as the Cincinnati-Covington Bridge. It spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. When opened on December 1, 1866, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at 1,057 feet main span.
It's also worth mentioning that the Roebling Suspension Bridge was the precursor to the Brooklyn Suspension Bridge, rather than the reverse:
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Old 10-10-2018, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Miami
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Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Mile_Bridge
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Old 10-12-2018, 09:27 PM
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Location: Ontario
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Ambassador Bridge

Connects Detroit with Windsor, Ontario Canada....privately owned.

Canada is spending $5.7 billion to build a new bridge, Prime Minister Trudeau just
gave the go ahead yesterday, it will take 5 to 6 years to build.
It will be called “The Gordie Howe Bridge” named after the Detroit Red Wings legend.

Also famous (in movies) the bridge over the Rio Grande Gorge near Taos, New Mexico.
Featured in movies like....”Twins” (1988)....”Natural Born Killers” (1993).
They say a picture is worth a thousand words....

Here’s a pic of the gorgeous Rio Grande Gorge Bridge....when in the Taos area
it is a must see
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Most famous American bridges other than Golden Gate and Brooklyn-7eb9ac65-e79b-4ab6-8bea-fb14b17f1396.jpeg  
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Old 10-13-2018, 12:25 AM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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The Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys is quite famous nationally.

Then there's others that are more regionally well known-

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana is the longest bridge in the U.S. and was one of the longest in the world for many years. It's completely straight and isn't visually dramatic though.

The New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia is one of the tallest spans in the nation, over 800 feet between the road bed and the ground below in the deepest part of the gorge. This bridge is one of West Virginia's biggest landmarks/symbols.

Arlington Memorial Bridge connecting Washington DC and Virginia is often seen in pictures of DC due to it being next to the Lincoln Memorial.

The Crescent City Connection bridge connecting New Orleans and the Westbank is a major symbol of the city.
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Old 10-13-2018, 06:47 AM
 
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Perhaps not so much famous as "unusual"...the Y-Bridge in Zanesville, Ohio.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/zanesville-ybridge
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Old 10-14-2018, 01:51 AM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent_City_Connection

The Crescent City Connection has become a major New Orleans landmark

The Mackinac Bridge is a symbol of Michigan and appears on some of their license plates and drivers licenses
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Old 10-15-2018, 09:03 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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The Great Gray Bridge (aka the George Washington Bridge). I still have this book from my childhood. So sweet!

The GWB is my favorite bridge.
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:37 AM
 
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Another possible candidate for a list of America's most famous bridges is the Bixby Creek Bridge on the Big Sur coast of CA.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bixby_Creek_Bridge
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