March 22 1970 for 3 weeks
Has a center lane open to pedestrians and bicycles
Notorious site for suicide. It is said a person jumps off the bridge every 15 days.
Longest cantilever bridge span in the world; it crosses the St Lawrence River
Carries approximately 280,000 vehicles per day
Bridge was formally opened on 19 March 1932. Known as "the Coathanger". Paul Hogan of Crocodile Dundee fame, once was a bridge-painter on this bridge.
Not in Hawaii; it crosses the Severn River northwest of Annapolis, Maryland.
The longest suspension bridge in the world; opened 1998
Opened in 1988 in Istanbul, it spans the Bosphorus Strait.
Connects Manhattan Island in New York City and New Jersey
San Francisco, California
In Brisbane, linking Gardens Point to Woolloongabba over the Brisbane River.
In Sydney, linking Sans Souci and Taren Point over the Georges River.
Over the Thames. Loads of riverside pubs nearby. Good for totty in summer.
UK road sign
UK road sign
1970 - inducted in 1998; 6 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Simon and Garfunkel (1970)
1970; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 19986 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"