Monday, July 13, 2015
London, England: Tower Bridge
The Tower Bridge was the solution. It has the elements of a drawbridge, so that large ships (like the one shown, I guess) could pass through safely.
A total of 40,000 people still cross it every day, in one form or another, with a speed limit of 20 mph for vehicles. Some stop at an exhibition for a quick lesson in the structure's history. And the bridge is still raised about 1,000 times a year to allow ships to pass through. At least 24 hours notice is required.
Care to see what it looks like when opening?
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