Other Bridges - Transporter Bridge

A transporter bridge (also ferry bridge or aerial transfer bridge) is a type of movable bridge that carries a segment of roadway across a river. The gondola is slung from a tall span by wires or a metal frame. The design has been used to cross navigable rivers or other bodies of water.

Well known transporter bridges include:
= Vizcaya Bridge, Portugalete (Bilbao), Spain
= Rochefort-Martrou Transporter Bridge, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France
= Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota, USA
= Newport Transporter Bridge Newport, United Kingdom
Osten Transporter Bridge, Osten, Germany
= Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
= Puente Transbordador, Buenos Aires, Argentina
= Rendsburg High Bridge, Rendsburg, Germany
= Warrington Transporter Bridge, Warrington, United Kingdom
= Royal Victoria Dock Bridge, London, United Kingdom
= Erlebnisbrücke, near Mönchengladbach, Germany
= Transborder near Hamrštejn Castle. borderline of Liberec and Chrastava, over Lusatian Neisse, Czech Republic

Postcard 1 - Viscaya Bridge
The Vizcaya Bridge is a transporter bridge that links the towns of Portugalete and Las Arenas (part of Getxo) in the Biscay province of Spain, crossing the mouth of the Ibaizabal River. Thanks to Silvia of Spain.

No comments: