There are millions, if not billions, of bridges in the world, most of which are likely utilitarian. Yet some engineers take it upon themselves to make their creations unique and eye-catching, almost like works of art.
Sure, some bridges are pretty like the Brooklyn Bridge. But what about the ones that stop you cold? The ones that cause you to think: "How'd they do that?"
Here are some of our favorite such bridges throughout the world that are intriguing to both the eye and the mind.
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Henderson Wave, Singapore
Sundial Bridge, California
Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, Brazil
Millau Viaduct, France
Pythonbrug Bridge, The Netherlands
Gateshead Millennium Bridge, United Kingdom
Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge, Brazil
Donghai Bridge, China
Magdeburg Water Bridge, Germany
Banpo Bridge, South Korea
Leonel Vieira Bridge, Uruguay
Chengyang Bridge, China
Forth Bridge, Scotland
Kawazu-Nanadaru Loop Bridge, Japan
Khaju Bridge, Iran
Stari Most Bridge, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Helix Bridge, Singapore
Kintai Bridge, Japan