Saturday, June 12, 2010

Golden Gate bridge

Golden Gate bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge connects San Francisco to Salsalito of which is in metropolitan San Francisco, improving all the region. The construction of this bridge started in 1933 and was completed in 1937. The German Josef Straus was the designer of Golden Gate bridge.
The American Society of Civil Engineers consider the Golden Gate Bridge as a Wonder of the Modern World.
Golden Gate bridge car traffic is 100.000/dia.
The number of suicides on this bridge is 1200.

Golden Gate Technical Data:

- Golden Gate bridge has a total length of 2737 m, a width of 27m, a height of 227m sea level, a span of 1,966 m.

- Golden Gate is supported by two steel cables with a diameter of 92 cm each, out of such cables smaller cables that supports the bridge.

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