Brooklyn Bridge

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Brooklyn Bridge,

vehicular suspension bridge, New York City, southernmost of the bridges across the East River, between lower Manhattan and Brooklyn; built 1869–83. The achievement of J. A. RoeblingRoebling, John Augustus
, 1806–69, German-American engineer, b. Mulhouse. He studied engineering in Berlin and in 1831 came to the United States. He demonstrated the practicability of steel cable and established a plant for manufacturing it at Trenton, N.J.
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 and his son W. A. Roebling, it has a span of 1,595.5 ft (487 m). It was the first steel-wire suspension bridge in the world and was the world's longest suspension bridge at the time of its completion.


See D. G. McCullough, The Great Bridge (1983); M. J. Shapiro, A Picture History of the Brooklyn Bridge (1983); A. Trachtenberg, Brooklyn Bridge (1990); P. Lopate and B. Dogancay, Bridge of Dreams (1999).

Brooklyn Bridge

suspension bridge spanning the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn. [Am. Hist.: EB, II: 301]
See: Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

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