Floating Bridge


Floating Bridge

The term Floating Bridge can to refer to:
* A cable ferry, especially one designed by British civil engineer James Meadows Rendel, including:
** the Woolston ferry
** the Cowes Floating Bridge
** the Torpoint ferry
* River crossings made via a a semi-permanent floating structure
** the military pontoon bridge
* River crossings which are bridged across the whole span by a permanent floating structure, typically but not exclusively a pontoon bridge of some form.
** the Floating Bridge, Dubai
** the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge or Evergreen Point Floating Bridge
** the Hood Canal Bridge
** the Interstate 90 floating bridge which actually comprises two bridges
***Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge which carries Interstate 90's eastbound traffic.
***Homer M. Hadley Memorial Bridge which carries Interstate 90's westbound traffic and the carpool lanes.
** the Sozh Floating Bridge
** the Sunset Lake Floating Bridge, Vermont
** the Okanagan Lake Bridge
** the Hobart Bridge
** the Demerara Harbour Bridge
** the Nordhordland Bridge
** the Bergøysund Floating Bridge
** the Galata Bridge
** the Howrah Bridge
** the Dongjin Bridge
** the Eastbank Esplanade
** the Queen Emma Bridge

See also

List of bridges in the United States


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  • floating bridge — bridge (military or otherwise) which floats on the water supported by flotation devices (boats, rafts, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • floating bridge — noun a temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons • Syn: ↑pontoon bridge, ↑bateau bridge • Hypernyms: ↑bridge, ↑span • Part Meronyms: ↑pontoon …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sozh Floating Bridge — Infobox Bridge caption= bridge name=Sozh Floating Bridge official name= carries= crosses=Sozh River locale=Korma, Belarus maint= open=2004 design=Pontoon bridge length=The Sozh Floating Bridge is a pontoon bridge spanning the Sozh River at Korma …   Wikipedia


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