Few years ago Golden Gate Bridge is very well-known and longest in world with six lanes for traffic. It connects San Francisco with Marin City, California. It is 9266 ft long, 746 ft high, and width is 90 ft. Now eight countries also have bridges that are longest in the world. Many people love this structure due to its marvelous design and color. Before construction of this bridge, people travel in ships that take 20 minute to reach from one end to other end. The construction of this structure is very tough because ocean depth is different on each spot in the middle this is 335 ft but engineers made impossible to possible. When height is increased then wind pressure effects on building and trying to damage it. In 1916 government decided to create bridge and asked architectures and engineers for present their designs. Joseph Strauss presents their drawings of bridge that is looking bad but that can build in $17 million only. Govt. and other department’s rejected his offer and told him to present other design. This time he met with famed engineers and present current design of Golden Gate Bridge suspension bridge. Cost of new suspension bridge design is $30.1 million only.
Charles Ellis, Irving Morrow and Joseph Strauss are designer of this beautiful steel suspension bridge. Construction of this bridge was started in 1933. Eleven people died during construction of this bridge so safety engineer put a strong net under the structure that saved nineteen people who felt down during work. When construction finished, special kind of paint that safe iron to water, humidity and other things that will harmful for bridge. Orange color is very appreciated from one and all because this is easy to watch in winters or foggy weather. Large number of people suicide by jumping from this bridge to water. Height of this bridge is enough so when their body hit with water their body will damage badly and they die on spot. Speed limit for this building is 45 mph in October 1996.
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