Beautiful structure : London Bridge

London Bridge refers to several bridges that have spanned the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London . Modern London bridge is a box girder bridge . This bridge has 5 lanes . It crosses the river Thames . It is actually Prestressed concrete box girder bridge . This bridge has 269 m (882.5 ft) length , 32 m (105.0 ft) width , 104 m (341.2 ft) longest span . This bridge is rebuild many times .

Modern bridge (1971-now) – The cost of £4 million (£42.1 million as of 2013)
Victorian stone arch (1832-1968)
Medieval stone arch (1176-1832)
Various wooden bridges (AD50-1176)

Modern Bridge Pictures :

The central arch of the current London Bridge.

The central arch of the current London Bridge.

Close up of arch and pier.

Close up of arch and pier.

Medieval Stone Arch Bridge Pictures :

An engraving by Claes Visscher showing Old London Bridge in 1616, with what is now Southwark Cathedral in the foreground. The spiked heads of executed criminals can be seen above the Southwark gatehouse.

An engraving by Claes Visscher showing Old London Bridge in 1616, with what is now Southwark Cathedral in the foreground. The spiked heads of executed criminals can be seen above the Southwark gatehouse.

Drawing of London Bridge from a 1682 map

Drawing of London Bridge from a 1682 map

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