The World’s 18 Strangest Bridges: Gallery – popularmechanics.com

Some bridges are engineered with nothing but utility in mind—for these, aesthetic design is secondary to safety and longevity.And given that San Francisco’s Bay Bridge was just closed for six days, this makes sense. But advances in design software and construction materials have given bridge architects opportunities to focus on original, striking and sometimes whimsical designs that impress, while keeping function in mind.Here are some of our favorite unusual bridges’and why they’re architecturally striking.

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