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Bhumibol Bridge (also known as the Industrial Ring Road Bridge or Mega Bridge) in Bangkok, Thailand; the bridge crosses the Chao Phraya River twice, with two cable-stayed spans of lengths of 2,303 feet and 1,909 feet supported by two diamond-shaped pylons 568 feet and 538 feet high. Where the two spans meet, another road rises to join them at a free-flowing interchange suspended 164 feet above the ground; info from Wikipedia; photo by joeziz EK pholrojpanya, via Flickr

The Tromsø Bridge in Tromsø, Norway - photo by Guy Brown Photography; The bridge crosses the Tromsøysundet strait between Tromsdalen on the mainland and the island of Tromsøya. The 3,399 feet long bridge has 58 spans, of which the longest is 260 feet with a maximum clearance to the sea of 125 feet. It opened in 1960. ..rh

The George Washington Bridge is a 4,760-foot bridge connecting upper Manhattan’s Washington Heights to New Jersey. Completed and opened to traffic in October 1931, the suspension bridge towers 604 feet over the surface of the Hudson River below. It carries more than 106 million vehicles each year, making it the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge. In 1981, the bridge was designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. - photo by wallyg, via Fllickr

Chiselville Covered Bridge .. One of the names of this bridge is the High Bridge. The name comes from the fact that it was built 40 feet above the Roaring Branch of the Batten Kill River. In 1869 the previous bridge on this spot was destroyed by flooding. This new bridge was built by local builder Daniel Oatman to prevent any similar destruction. It's stood ever since.

New River Gorge Bridge This bridge is 876 feet high and is the second longest steel arc bridge in the world. On the 3rd Saturday in October, the bridge is shut down and people rappel or BASE jump off of it. It's the only day that you are allowed to walk across the bridge.

Lake Polyphytos Bridge - Macedonia, Greece; 4501 feet long; completed in 1975; photo by bilwander, via Flickr

Tsunoshima Bridge - photo by tomosang R32m, via Flickr; Once separated from Honshu (Japan's main island), Tsunoshima is now accessible via the 5,840 feet long Tsunoshima Bridge, which was completed in the year 2000. Yamaguchi Route 276 will take travelers across the bridge to the small island of Tsunoshima.

Madrid High Trestle Bridge: The 13-story high bridge over the Des Moines river is a half mile long and was built on concrete piers that previously held a railroad bridge. 41 steel frames form a twisting tunnel.