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BRIDGE. A building constructed over a river, creek, or other stream, or ditch or other place, in order to facilitate the passage over the same. 3 Harr. 108.
     2. Bridges are of several kinds, public and private. Public bridges may be divided into, 1st. Those which belong to the public; as state, county, or township bridges, over which all the people have a right to pass, with or without paying toll these are built by public authority at the public expense, either of the state itself, or a district or part of the state.
     3. - 2d. Those which have been built by companies, or at the expense of private individuals, and over Which all the people have a right to pass, on the payment of a toll fixed by law. 3d. Those which have been built by private individuals and which have been dedicated to public uses. 2 East, R. 356; 5 Burr. R. 2594; 2 Bl. R. 685 1 Camp. R. 262, n.; 2 M. & S. 262.
     4. A private bridge is one erected for the use of one or more private persons; such a bridge will not be considered a public bridge, although it may be occasionally used by the public. 12 East, R. 203-4. Vide 7 Pick. R. 844; 11 Pet. R. 539; 7 N. H. Rcp. 59; 1 Pick. R. 432; 4 John. Ch. R. 150.

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The post Feasibility studies underway for construction of Obhur Suspension Bridge in Jeddah appeared first on Middle East Construction News .
The fare for a roundtrip boat excursion from the wharf at the dam to the suspension bridge is NT$400 (about US$13), and the roundtrip fare from Amuping Wharf is NT$300 (original price: NT$400), according to the department.
"On arrival, a man was seen running off along Clyde Street before jumping into the water near to the suspension bridge.
Taking serious notices on the complaints lodged by the citizen, the Deputy Commissioner Lower Dir Shoukat Ali Yousafzai directed Assistant Commissioner Timergara Muhammad Shah Jamil Khan for taking immediate action against those encroachers and venders selling their things on the main suspension bridge.
Taking serious notices on the complaints lodged by the citizen, the Deputy Commissioner Lower Dir Shoukat Ali Yousafzai directed Assistant Commissioner Timergara Mohammad Shah Jamil Khan for taking immediate action against those encroachers and venders selling their things on the main suspension bridge.
A regional director for the Guinness World Records present at the opening said that made it the world's widest suspension bridge. Around 1 million cubic meters of concrete as well as 1,400 kilometers of steel wire for 160 suspension cables were used in its construction, according to a presentation given at the formal opening.
Egypt said that the bridge received on Wednesday a Guinness World Record certificate, which passes over the Nile, for being the widest suspension bridge in the world at a width of 67.36m.
Cairo: Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi on Wednesday inaugurated a massive suspension bridge on the Nile, the last in a series of mega-projects aimed at renovating the country's infrastructure and attracting investment.
"Having bypassed the Suspension Bridge the route now takes you through Handbridge and back into the city centre via Grosvenor Bridge."
Meanwhile, the bailey suspension bridge with a load capacity of 24tons with a carriageway width of 3.277mts was constructed with a total budget of Nu 31.6mn and was funded by the Government of India.
In order to investigate the behaviour of the asymmetrical one-pylon suspension bridge with rigid cables, an analytical calculation methodology must be prepared and numerical experiments must be performed.