Engineering: To Get to the Other Side

The golden age of bridges is now. Never before in the history of the world has man had such a wealth of means in money, materials and technology to fulfill his inborn desire to get to the other side. By using strong new steels and ingeniously strengthened concrete, he has made it possible to move himself and his goods over barriers his forebears thought uncrossable.

Not only is man building his bridges longer and stronger than ever before, he is also erecting more of them than at any other time in history. In...

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