25 Most Dangerous Bridges You Shouldn’t Cross

We cross bridges all the time without thinking about it, over highways, lakes, and rivers. However, we might think twice before crossing a rope bridge on foot or a tall suspension bridge over a massive canyon. So where are the deadliest bridges in the world? Here are the 25 Most Dangerous Bridges You Shouldn’t Cross.

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Aiguille Du Midi Bridge, France

Aiguille_du_Midi_passerelleSource: http://www.chamonix.net

Aiguille Du Midi literally translates as, “Needle in the Mid-Day” and is approximately 12,000 feet high. Crossing the bridge from one peak to the other is not for the faint of heart.


Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, USA

Royal_Gorge_Bridge_(looking_west)Source: http://web.archive.org, http://rgbcc.com

The highest bridge in the United States, the Royal Gorge Bridge spans over a 900-foot deep gorge and is approximately 1,200 feet long. It will certainly test your faith in modern American engineering.


Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, United Kingdom

Carrick-a-rede_rope_bridge_-_geograph.org.uk_-_53234Source: http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/

Originally created by fishermen, the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge spans a 20m wide and 23m deep chasm and is the only way to get to Carrick Island. At one time it only had one single rope hand rail.


Cape William Moore Bridge, Alaska

Cape William Moore Bridge, AlaskaSource: http://www.cbc.ca

Built in 1976, the Cape William Moore Bridge has seen a lot of heavy action with plenty of trucks hauling ore back and forth over it. It bends a lot when you cross it and has been scheduled to be replaced.


Mount Titlis Bridge, Switzerland

Mount Titlis Bridge, SwitzerlandSource: https://www.titlis.ch/en/glacier/cliff-walk

Holding the record for the highest suspension bridge in Europe at about 3,000 m (10,000 ft) above sea level, the Mount Titlis Bridge will certainly push your limits and test your fear of heights.

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