Archive for the ‘Steel Structures’ Category

Beijing Grand Bridge

The 5th bridge on the list is another railway viaduct in China no surprise there right.  There is very little information about the bridge but here is what we know.  The name of the bridge is Beijing Grand Bridge it is 29.921 miles long or 48.153 kilometers, it is located in Beijing, China and is […]

Bang Na Expressway

The 4th bridge in this series is already on the site and in one of our other series the Bridge series it is Bang Na Expressway

Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge

The third bridge list the first two is also in China and is also a viaduct for high speed rail.   Seems like these days China is king when it comes to bridges although this is not a bridge with a highway it is still a bridge and the 3rd longest in the world currently coming […]

Tianjin Grand Bridge

The second bridge on the list is another bridge built in China and comes in at a whopping 70.6 miles or 113.7 kilometers which at the moment also makes it the second largest bridge in the world.  The Tianjin Grand Bridge is another railway viaduct bridge.  This long bridge connects Langfang and Qingxian on another […]

Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

This new series will be on the longest bridges in the world, as of today July 13th 2011.  Again when you think of steel buildings most people think high rises, warehouse’s, sheds, steel homes ect.,  you’re not thinking about bridges, but this site is more then just about steel buildings, it is about buildings and structures rather it […]

Moonlight Towers

Moonlight Towers are unlike street lights that we see today on almost every street corner,  back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s they were common in smaller cities these electric light towers designed to cover a circle of 3,000 feet .  The light towers provided lighting for a 4 square block area.  Between 1894-95 there […]

6th October Bridge

The 10th longest bridge in the world as of this posting and 10th on our list is  the 6th October Bridge in Cairo, Egypt.  The bridge is 12.74 miles long, connection part of the city highway to the Cairo International Airport.  The people of Cairo call this bridge, the spinal cord of Cairo because half […]

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) is a 23 mile long bridge and tunnel system that connects southeastern Virginia with Delmarva Peninsula in the United States.  The bridge connects the following independent cities Virginia Beach, and Norfolk, Virginia to Cape Charles in Northampton County along the eastern shore of Virginia. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel uses a combo […]

Binhai Mass Transit

The Tianjin Binhai Mass Transit (BMT) (滨海快速) or Jinbin light rail (津滨轻轨) is not like the other bridges on the list so far this one is a light rail fast transit line or a rapid metro train line.  The longest all bridge part of this train line is 16.03 Miles long which makes this the […]

Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

The 7th bridge on our list is the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge all though I do not have much information about this bridge nor do I know how much steel was used on this bridge.     If anyone has information to add please comment so we can add information.  This is what we do know as of this […]