One of the most distinctive features of the Chain of Rocks Bridge is the 22-degree bend in the middle. This feature allowed southbound riverboats to align with the current, slip between the Bridge’s piers and avoid crashing into two water intake towers midstream just south of the Bridge. How deepRead More →

TARENTUM (KDKA) – The westbound lanes of the Tarentum Bridge have reopened as of approximately 12:30 p.m. today. Single-lane closures will still occur in the westbound lanes as the full project is expected to be completed by the fall. … Is the New Kensington bridge open? Sunday, June 13, 2021Read More →

An aquiline nose (also called a Roman nose or hook nose) is a human nose with a prominent bridge, giving it the appearance of being curved or slightly bent. The word aquiline comes from the Latin word aquilinus (“eagle-like”), an allusion to the curved beak of an eagle. How doRead More →

Kennedy and Verrazzano-Narrows bridges, as well as the Queens Midtown Tunnel and Hugh L. Carey Tunnel. Note that trucks are not permitted across the Henry Hudson Bridge at any time. Can trucks go through Battery Tunnel? Only one of several Lincoln and Holland Tunnel entrances allow trucks! Keep in mindRead More →

Under the new changes, drivers who have a vehicle that is registered with an E-ZPass account, but do not properly mount their tag, will be charged a mid-tier rate of $8.36, instead of the newly approved E-ZPass rate of $6.55. When did the Verrazano Bridge start charging both ways? TheRead More →

Most archaeologists agree that it was across this Bering Land Bridge, also called Beringia, that humans first passed from Asia to populate the Americas. Whether on land, along Bering Sea coasts or across seasonal ice, humans crossed Beringia from Asia to enter North America about 13,000 or more years ago.Read More →

Possibly the oldest existing arch bridge is the Mycenaean Arkadiko Bridge in Greece from about 1300 BC. The stone corbel arch bridge is still used by the local populace. The well-preserved Hellenistic Eleutherna Bridge has a triangular corbel arch. The 4th century BC Rhodes Footbridge rests on an early voussoirRead More →

How Long Do Dental Bridges Last? Dental bridges can last five to 15 years and even longer. With good oral hygiene and regular checkups, it is not unusual for the life span of a fixed bridge to be over 10 years. Do dental bridges stay in? Typically, a dental bridgeRead More →