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This incredible time-lapse reveals how modern bridges are built

VIDEO: Modern-day bridge construction shares a little more than a passing resemblance to scuba diving. In this time lapse, filmed by EarthCam and released by Minnesota's Department of Transportation, shows the construction of the St. Croix Crossing. After the piers are constructed on the river floor, premade segments are installed by crane.
This incredible time-lapse reveals how modern bridges are built
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17 Major US Bridges That Need To Be Fixed Right Away

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:I35_bridge_collapsed_divers.jpg”] In this year’s State of The Union, one of President Obama’s proposals was to immediately build a public private partnership to fix the nearly 70,000 structurally deficient bridges in the United States.He claimed companies like Siemens America were willing to bring more jobs here if we […]
17 Major US Bridges That Need To Be Fixed Right Away
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Firework Accident Caused Immense Damage In China [PHOTOS]

A truck carrying fireworks in Sanmenxia, in China’s Henan province, exploded destroying 80 meters of a highway. 25 vehicles are said to have fallen 30 meters (98 feet) from the bridge. Initial reports said 26 people died but more recent reports put the figure at nine. Here some images from […]
Firework Accident Caused Immense Damage In China [PHOTOS]
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18 Reasons Why Wall Street Loves Bridge

[credit provider=”Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/best-bridge-players-on-wall-street-2011-7″] Poker’s rise to prominence in the world of finance has pushed bridge, its more mature predecessor, from the limelight.There’s a reason, however, why the best bridge players in the country are almost all investors. Business Insider deputy editor and bridge enthusiast Gus Lubin notes: “Bridge is […]
18 Reasons Why Wall Street Loves Bridge
Lifestyle

New York Will Replace A Dangerously Old Bridge With This $3.14 Billion Design

[credit provider=”New York State Thruway Authority” url=”http://www.newnybridge.com/”] New York State’s Thruway Authority Board has selected a $3.14 billion plan to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge, the New York Post reported.The plan was the least expensive of three finalists to build the bridge, which spans the Hudson River north of New […]
New York Will Replace A Dangerously Old Bridge With This $3.14 Billion Design
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Look At All The Major Chinese Bridges That Have Collapsed In The Recent Years

[credit provider=”NTDTV via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K7FChMoy6U”] Earlier this month, a bridge in Harbin city that cost 1 billion yuan to make collapsed killing 3 people.But as many as six bridges have collapsed across China since July 2011, and most have been attributed to poor construction and overloading, according to The Telegraph.
Look At All The Major Chinese Bridges That Have Collapsed In The Recent Years
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