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A howe truss bridge design includes vertical members and diagonals that slope up towards the center. Its diagonals are under compression under balanced loading. It was invented in 1840 by Massachusetts millwright William Howe. Howe truss design proved to be instrumental not only in the development of several notable bridges at the end of an era of fully wooden bridges but also as an inspiration for the creation of other popular designs.
Bridge to nowhere is a type of bridge where one or both ends are incomplete or broken and its path does not lead in any meaningful direction. Read more about bridges to nowhere purposes and varieties.
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.
Footbridge is a bridge for pedestrians. It is often simple (although it doesn't have to be) and its purpose is to take pedestrians over some obstacle like a river, road traffic or a railroad.