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Why Bridges Need Anti-Slip Surfacing

    Slippery surfaces are dangerous, especially in hazardous areas such as footbridges and stair treads. Some bridge surfaces feature slopes and may also be wet, making them unsafe for both cyclists and pedestrians. Most of the modern bridges are … Continue reading

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Bridges With The Best Views: UK

Britain’s Bridges with the Best Views For past centuries, Britain has been the leading provider of incredible feats of engineering as these beautiful bridges prove. Individuals who love excellent views can take note since experts have travelled low and high … Continue reading

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History of Bridges

While it is impossible to say with complete certainty, the first bridges were most likely natural. Fallen trees or avalanches would have created access to new areas and possibilities for the early humans and as they spread and expanded across … Continue reading

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The World’s Highest Bridges

The World’s Highest Bridges 10. China: Beipanjiang River Railway Bridge – 275 metres The only railway bridge on the list is a remarkable Chinese structure. It crosses the Beipan Gorge in the Guizhou Province. 9. USA: Royal Gorge Bridge – … Continue reading

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Five of the Best Bridges in the World

29 People have built bridges for thousands of years, so it’s hardly surprising that some of the bridges around the world feature spectacular locations and construction techniques. Five of the world’s most innovative bridges ever built include: Ponte Vecchio, Florence … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

There are many man made wonders in the modern world, and America has it’s fair share. When it comes to bridges, however, there is only one that springs immediately to mind. That is, of course, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. … Continue reading

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Millau Viaduct – The World’s Tallest Bridge

Millau Viaduct spans the River Tan near the town of Millau in the south of France. This mighty construction is the tallest bridge in the world and measures an impressive 343 metres at the summit of its tallest mast. The … Continue reading

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How Traffideck Keeps Surfaces Slip Free

In order for a surface to be slip-free it needs to provide friction between itself as the object in contact with it. Whether it is the sole of a shoe, the tread of a tyre, or the wheel of a … Continue reading

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How to Keep Bridges in Tip Top Condition in Winter

Watch out! Bridges are highly dangerous as they always freeze before roads do. This ice threat is a clear and present danger due to the way a bridge is constructed: the top, under surface and both sides of the bridge … Continue reading

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Pontoon Bridges Through History

Pontoon bridges have a long history, which dates back to ancient times when they began being used for military purposes. They were first used in China nearly three thousand years ago. Examples Of Pontoons Being Used In Ancient Times Legendary … Continue reading

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