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Bridges to Everywhere

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Bridges to Everywhere
Usually this bridge has a more historic look about it. Can you see the St. Augustine Bridge of Lions through all the frame work of the temporary steel bridge in the UP position?
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Next time you cross over a bridge in your car or have to wait for a bridge to open, think of the marine traffic below the bridge.

Here are a few of the many bridges seen along the waterways of the Americas. Scroll down to see each photo below....

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The tip of Manhattan on the left abuts three familiar bridges which span the East River: The Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges or the BMW trio.
The Verrazano Bridge is a welcome sight when coming in from the Atlantic Ocean. It connects Staten Island to the eastern end of Long Island - Brooklyn, New York.
Fort Schuyler and it's training ship sit at the base of the Throgs Neck Bridge at the entrance to the Long Island Sound in NY.
This bridge joins Chesapeake City with the north side of the C&D Canal. The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal was built to connect the Chesapeake Bay with the Delaware River, saving many days travel when ships are heading to Philadelphia.
Two bridges- a car bridge followed by a railroad bridge- span the Cape May Canal in New Jersey. Careful with the currents through the narrow railroad cut.
This sailboat came out from the Absecon inlet in New Jersey. The bridge behind the boat leads to Brigantine from Atlantic City. Ever heard of Lucy the Elephant?
The Bay St. Louis Bridge over the Mississippi bay is a swing bridge .
Hillsboro Inlet Bridge with its Florida lighthouse standing tall.
Jupiter Federal Bridge actually has two spans to open for any vessel greater than 23 feet in height. Jupiter FL
The 17th Street bridge in Fort Lauderdale is one of the highest drawbridges in Florida at 55 feet.
Main Street Bridge in Jacksonville, FL lights up a beautiful blue on the night skyline.
Interstate 95 bridge over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, FL.
The Greater New Orleans Bridge crossing the Mississippi River where tugs and barges dominate the river traffic.
Fort Pierce South Bridge in Florida.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel connects Norfolk, Virginia to the Delmarva Penninsula.
Newport Rhode Island Bridge in the fog.
This bridge over the Brunswick River, Georgia can be seen from as far away as Jekyll Island 25 miles away.
Hellsgate Railroad bridge spans a famous choke point where the Harlem and East Rivers meet causing a furious boil.

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