Built between 1967 and 1972, the Nový Most is a road bridge over the Danube and it is the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge to have one pylon and one cable-stayed plane. A special attraction is its flying saucer-shaped structure housing a restaurant.
Since its construction the bridge was called “Most Slovenského národného povstania” (English: Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising), although locally it was called New Bridge. In 1993, its name was changed by the Bratislava city Parliament to Nový Most (English: New Bridge) to unify its official name with the one actually used by the people.
The bridge was built between 1904 and 1905, being destructed in 1916 by the Austrians during the First World War to prevent the invading forces from using it. The actual bridge, reconstructed between 1925 and 1927 is very similar to the first one with the exception of having only four sub-arches instead of the original five. During the Second World War the bridge suffered only minimal damage from bomb attacks, which the Germans repaired in a few days. With an arch span of 85 m, it is the second-longest stone arch in the world and the longest stone arch among train bridges.
The Magdeburg Water Bridge is a navigable aqueduct in Germany, opened in October 2003 and part of the Magdeburg crossing of waterways. It connects the Elbe-Havel Canal to the Mittellandkanal, crossing over the Elbe River. It is notable for being the longest navigable aqueduct in the world, with a total length of 918 metres (3,012 ft).
The Château de Chenonceau is a manor house built on the site of an old mill on the River Cher, sometime before its first mention in writing in the 11th century. The original manor was torched in 1412 to punish owner Jean Marques for an act of sedition. He rebuilt a castle and fortified mill on the site in the 1430s.
The Bridge, popularized as “The road to nowhere” and also “The Drunk Bridge”, is on one of Norway’s most scenic and popular tourist roads – the Atlantic Ocean Road. The approach to the bridge creates an optical illusion that looks scary as the bridge seems to end abruptly and as if any attempt to proceed would result into the vehicle flying out and dropping into the waters below.
Also known as Wavy Bridge, was created by the engineer Leonel Viera to expand the area of Punta del Este. Built in 1965, is located on the “Arroyo de Maldonado”, just before the river flows into the Atlantic Ocean. This pioneered the construction sequence now typical for concrete segment bridges of this type.