Facts about Bridges - Information about Bridges and Tunnels

Forth Rail Bridge

Bridges are fascinating marvels of engendering that have managed to infuse themselves in our history like no other architectural objects. If you ever wanted to know more about bridges, their types, largest bridge structures or tragic failures, here is the perfect place to do so.

Bridge Types

Over the last 3000 years, engineers and architects have devised many ways of building bridges. Here you can see for yourself bridge types that are in use today, from what materials they are made, and for what uses are they built.

Arch Bridges

Arch Bridge is one of the most popular types of bridges, which can today be found all across the world. Here you can follow their path through history, from their first inception some 3000 years ago in Greece, to their renaissance in Ancient Rome, all up to modern times.

Bridge Failures

Bridges are structures that need to be built to withstand incredible external forces and last for decades or centuries. Sadly many bridges have succumbed to their wounds and took with them many human lives. Here you can find some of the most famous bridge disasters in human history.