Eshima Ohashi Bridge

Many drivers avoid this Japanese bridge

The Eshima Ohashi bridge is the third largest rigid-frame bridge in the world
(Length: 1.7 km; Width: 11.3 m; Height: 44.7 m). Built on the banks of
Lake Nakaumi, connecting the cities Matsue and Sakaiminato, it looks more like
a roller coaster than a bridge because it was designed to be high enough to let
ships pass underneath. It has a gradient of 5.1 percent on the
Tottori Prefecture side and 6.1 percent on the Shimane Prefecture side.

Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan

Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan

Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan

Engineering with fabric. - Jean Muir

Life's a game but Bridge is serious. - Unknown

The bridge to the future in the phallus. - D.H. Lawrence

The engineering is secondary to the vision. - Cynthia Ozick

Architecture begins where engineering ends. - Walter Gropius

Words build bridges into unexplored regions. - Adolf Hitler

The writer is the engineer of the human soul. - Joseph Stalin

When you build bridges you can keep crossing them. - Rick Pitino

Death and taxes are unsolved engineering problems. - Romana Machado

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first. - William Shakespeare

I'd give that picture a Japanese Academy Reward! - Archie Bunker

When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed. - Horace

Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation. - Francis Bacon

My wife made me join a bridge club. I jump off next Tuesday. - Rodney Dangerfield

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom. - Unknown

Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. - Horace

I look like I'm Chinese or Thai or Japanese - very different. - Mary Kom

In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much. - Masa Takayama

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass. - George Herbert

The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn. - David Russell

He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass. - George Herbert

If it weren't for the Japanese and Germans, we wouldn't have any good war movies. - Stanley Ross

Genetic Engineering: A recent attempt to formalize what farmers have been doing all along. - Unknown

If I was the governor of New Jersey, the George Washington Bridge would not have been shut. - Donald Trump

Bridge is a game that separates the men from the boys. It also separates husbands and wives. - George Burns

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. - Nikita Khrushchev

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges. - Anatole France

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers. - Nikita Khruschev

The minute there's a map, there is no art. Paint by numbers is not art. Paint by numbers is a mechanical activity. - Seth Godin

The Swedish engineer who invented the zip fastener made a greater intellectual leap than many scientists do in a lifetime. - Martin Rees

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. - Corrie Ten Boom

They submitted bills, and we paid them. Then we checked the engineering reports and found out that we had paid them far more than we owed them. - Donald Trump

The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. - Anatole France

To the optimist, the glass is half-full. To the pessimist, the glass is half-empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. - Unknown

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