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Japan's Akashi Kaikyo Bridge stretches 12,831 feet and can withstand 179-mile-per-hour winds, and it is considered to be the strongest bridge in the world. According to CNN, suspension bridges rank among the lightest yet...

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Arch bridges resist compression extremely well, while suspension bridges provide the best tensile strength. Since compression and tension are opposite in nature, it is not possible to guarantee that one type of bridge is...

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A truss bridge is the strongest kind of bridge. It combines materials in a simple and efficient way that reduces and spreads out loads over a large area. They flex less than other kinds of bridges and provide greater sta...

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A truss bridge is the strongest kind of bridge. It combines materials in a simple and efficient way that reduces and spreads out loads over a large area. They flex less than other kinds of bridges and provide greater sta...

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The strongest alcoholic drink in the world is Spirytus Delikatesowy, which is a 192-proof vodka that comes from Poland. At 192 proof, this vodka translates to 96 percent alcohol by volume, or ABV, which is higher than Ev...

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As of 2015, the highest bridge in the world is the Sidu River Bridge in Badong County, Hubei, China, which stands 1,627 feet at its highest point. Other very high bridges include the Hegigio Gorge Pipeline Bridge in Paup...

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In the United States, the minimum height of a bridge going over a road is 14 to 16 feet, or 4.3 to 4.9 meters. In general, the minimum height slightly varies depending on the type of roadway.

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