President Costa e Silva Bridge, commonly known as the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, is a box girder bridge located at Guanabara Bay, in the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and the municipality of Niterói. It is currently the longest prestressed concrete bridge in the southern hemisphere, and the sixth longest in the world. It was originally named President Costa e Silva Bridge but rarely is it called that today.
Penang Bridge is a dual carriageway toll bridge connecting George Town on the island of Penang and Seberang Prai on the mainland of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula. The total length of the bridge is 13.5 km (8.4 mi), making it the longest bridge in Malaysia and the fourth-longest in Southeast Asia. Up until 2014, it was the only connection between the peninsula and the island.
The Kama Bridge is a bridge on the highway R239 near Soroch’i Gory settlement in Tatarstan, Russia. It is a part of the longest bridge structure in Russia if measured by the total length of elevated roadway. The bridge is part of the longest artificial road structure in Russia. It’s considered very important because it’s part of a highway that connects the towns and cities of Kazan, Christopol, Bugulma, and Orenberg.
Vasco da Gama Bridge
The Vasco da Gama Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts and range views that spans the Tagus River near Lisbon, capital of Portugal. It’s the longest bridge in Europe (including viaducts), with a total length of 17.2 km (10.7 mi). The bridge also has six lanes of traffic (soon to be eight when there is more traffic) and 75 mph speed limit.
Aérotrain Test Track
Although it has fallen out of use, the Aérotrain Test Track was where the French Aérotrain high speed rail was being tested in the 1970’s. Despite portions of the extensive track having been demolished, it is still visible today.