September 24, 2010

Cable-stayed bridge

Cable-stayed bridge - the type of suspension bridge, which consists of one or more of the pylons, connected with the road through a straight wire ropes - rigging. The advantage of these bridges - the relative immobility of the roadway, which makes them suitable as a rail. This is one of the most economical designs of bridges. It is widely distributed in the world. 

On the stamps are clear examples of bridges of this type in Russia:
  1. Big Obukhovsky bridge in St. Petersburg,
  2. Picturesque bridges in Moscow, 
  3. The bridge across. Ob (Surgut), 
  4. Bridge across. Volga (Kimry).
 Stamp Issue: 2008-11-28 

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