Offering seamless auto transportation implies travelling millions of miles yearly throughout the country. And yet sometimes it isn’t just about the destination, but also about appreciating the trip itself, the adventure if you will. At Dellcy we know that too well and enjoy doing our work, hence we’ve decided to share with you the top 10 bridges in the US, so you can visit them yourself:
1. The Royal Gorge Bridge, Cañon City, Colorado
The Royal Gorge Bridge is a renowned vacation destination close to Cañon City, Colorado, inside Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. It represents a land tourist place situated along the edge of the Royal Gorge around the two finishes of the extension. It is the highest bridge in the US and has for many years been one of the tallest bridges in the world. The Royal Bridge crosses the canyon 955 feet over the Arkansas River and held the record of most noteworthy extension on the planet from 1929 until 2001 when it was outperformed by the Liuguanghe Bridge in China.
2. Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, Great Basin Hwy, Boulder City, Nevada
The Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge is a curve connected in the United States that traverses the Colorado River between the conditions of Arizona and Nevada. This bridge is situated inside the Lake Mead National Recreation Area around 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, and conveys Interstate 11 and U.S. Highway 93 over the Colorado River. Finished in 2010, it is the second-most elevated scaffold of the nation, standing at 900 feet tall, being likewise known as the tallest curve extension in the world. It is named after the well-known lawmaker and the legislative head of Nevada Mike O’Callaghan and previous player alongside an effective armed force man Pat Tillman.
3. New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville, West Virginia
The New River Gorge Bridge is a steel curve connecting 3,030 feet long over the New River Gorge close to Fayetteville, West Virginia, in the Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States. With a curve 1,700 feet long, the New River Gorge Bridge was the world’s longest single-range curve bridge connection for a long while. The 876 feet tall bridge opened in 1977 and has been utilitarian since. It used to be the longest extension with a solitary curve, yet now it has been outclassed to the fourth ranking under this classification.
4. Auburn-Foresthill Bridge, Placer County, California
The Foresthill Bridge, additionally alluded to as the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge or the Auburn Bridge, is a street connect traverse over the North Fork American River in Placer County and the Sierra Nevada lower regions, in eastern California. It is the most elevated scaffold by deck tallness in California, the fourth most elevated in the United States, and among the seventy most noteworthy on the planet, standing at 730 feet high over the waterway. Certainly amongst one of the highest bridges in the US. Opened in 1973, this bridge has been highlighted in the 2002 film XXX.
5. Grand Canyon Skywalk, Eagle Point, Arizona
The horseshoe-molded cantilever connect was planned by Mark Ross Johnson Architects. The Grand Canyon Skywalk is 720 feet tall and 70 feet wide. The wonderful extension represents a glass walkway at Eagle Point in Arizona that is 2.5 inches thick. The glass skywalk floor has five layers of glass. Fabulous Canyon Skywalk has a terrific view, on account of the red territory in the zone. Development of one of the highest bridges in the US occurred somewhere in between 2003 and 2007. The cost of the fifth most elevated extension in the United States amounted to $30 million. The development was subsidized by the Hualapai Indian clan along with business tycoon David Jin.
6. Glen Canyon Dam Bridge, Coconino County, Arizona
The Glen Canyon Dam Bridge is a steel curve connected bridge in Coconino County, Arizona, conveying U.S. Highway 89 over the Colorado River. The scaffold was initially worked by the United States Bureau of Reclamation to encourage transportation of materials for the Glen Canyon Dam, which lies near the extension only 865 feet upstream. The two-path connection has a general length of 1,271 feet with a deck 700 feet over the waterway, making it the perhaps the most noteworthy highest bridge in the United States. The bridge’s construction finished in 1959, launching a two-line connection that continues the significant highway 89’s course between the surrounding rosy view canyons, another trait for which it is widely renowned.
7. Phil G. McDonald Bridge, Raleigh County, West Virginia
The Phil G. McDonald Memorial Bridge, otherwise called the Glade Creek Bridge, is a deck support connection situated in Raleigh County, West Virginia close to the city of Beckley. The scaffold is among the ten most elevated extensions in the United States, and the most elevated scaffold inside the Interstate Highway System being a piece of I-64, with a deck tallness of 700 ft above Glade Creek. This West Virginia connection cost $29 million and was named to respect West Virginia local Phill G. McDonald, a war legend that battled in the Vietnam war. Phill was additionally a beneficiary of the United States military’s most noteworthy beautification, the Medal of Honor. The bridge was opened in 1988.
8. Bidwell Bar Bridge, Lake Oroville, California
The engineered overpasses that crosses various pieces of Lake Oroville is recorded as the first steel engineered bridge in California. The noteworthy idea of the extension constrained laborers and temporary workers to destroy and reconstruct the bridge in 1965 completely after the original has been flooded. Remaining at the stature of 627 feet and a range length of 1108 feet, this California connection cost more than $34 million to build. The staggering extension was considered the third-most noteworthy extension on the planet after construction.
9. Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Taos, New Mexico
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge construction started in 1963 and was completed in 1965. It was dedicated on September 10, 1965 and is a part of U.S. Route 64, a major east–west road. The span is 1,280 feet: two 300-foot-long approach spans with a 600-foot-long main center span. In the same way as other tallest bridges in the United States, it offers a fantastic view to guests who cross it, and is the 10th highest bridge in the United States, at roughly 600 ft above the Rio Grande.
10. The Gateway Arch, St. Louis, Missouri
Though not technically a bridge, the Gateway Arch is a 630-foot monument in St. Louis, Missouri. Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a weighted catenary arch, it is the world’s tallest arch, the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, and Missouri’s tallest accessible building. Built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, and officially dedicated to the American people, the Arch, commonly referred to as “The Gateway to the West” is the centerpiece of Gateway Arch National Park, and has become an internationally recognized symbol of St. Louis, as well as a popular tourist destination.