History of Bridges

Timeline created by 23suttju
  • 3,300 BCE

    Stone slabs were used to build bridges

  • 1,523 BCE

    One of the oldest timber (wooden) bridges, Holzbrücke Rapperswil-Hurden, was built

  • 1,523 BCE

    One of the oldest timber (wooden) bridges, Holzbrücke Rapperswil-Hurden, was built

  • -850 BCE

    Stone was used to build bridges

  • 1357

    Charles Bridge (arch) was built

  • 1357

    Charles Bridge (arch) was built

  • 1570

    Italian architect invented the Truss Bridge

  • 1570

    Italian architect invented the Truss Bridge

  • First big Suspension Bridge was built

  • First Cantilever Bridge was built

  • First cast iron bridge, the Iron Bridge was built

  • First Cantilever Bridge was built

  • First big Suspension Bridge was built

  • The Brooklyn Bridge was built

  • The Brooklyn Bridge was built

  • The Tower Bridge

  • First welded road bridge was built

  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge was built

  • Golden Gate Bridge was built

  • The Golden Gate Bridge was built

  • Martin Luther King bridge was built

  • The Jubilee Pathway was built

  • The Millennium Bridge was built

  • The Millennium Bridge was built

  • The Helix Bridge was built

  • The Helix Bridge was built

  • The Scale Lane Footbridge was built

  • The Scale Lane Footbridge was built

  • The State Route 520 Floating Bridge was built