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Bridges in the Mid-Atlantic States - Chapter Summary
This short chapter offers a unique opportunity to study bridges in the Mid-Atlantic states without setting foot in a traditional classroom or scheduling study sessions with a tutor. Instead, enjoy around-the-clock online access to a variety of entertaining lessons that help you absorb details about the history and construction of these bridges. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam ensure you have a well-rounded understanding of the bridges. After taking advantage of these study resources, you will be able to do the following:
- Share the history of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and discuss its construction
- Explain how the Delaware Memorial Bridge was constructed
- List facts about the George Washington Bridge and detail its history and construction
1. Benjamin Franklin Bridge: Construction, History & Facts
The Benjamin Franklin Bridge is one of America's oldest bridges of its kind, and it's been heralded as a major icon to this day. In this lesson, we'll explore the history and design of this structure and see what role it plays in the proud history of getting across the water.
2. Delaware Memorial Bridge: Construction & History
East Coast travelers heading to Rehoboth Beach or Baltimore will probably drive across the Delaware River, perhaps on a unique twin suspension bridge. In this lesson, explore the Delaware Memorial Bridge, its history, and construction.
3. George Washington Bridge: History, Construction & Facts
The Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to New York City is the world's busiest automobile bridge. It carries 100 million cars annually. In this lesson, we will learn about the bridge's history, construction, and other facts.
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