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Bridges in the South Atlantic States - Chapter Summary
This entertaining chapter offers a comprehensive overview of different bridges in the South Atlantic states. Examine how these bridges were constructed, and study other related facts by exploring our bite-sized lessons. Quizzes accompanying the lessons test your knowledge of their contents, and our practice exam gauges your understanding of the entire chapter. Access these resources anytime using any computer, smartphone or tablet. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- Discuss the construction and history of the New River Gorge Bridge
- Share facts about the Ravenel Bridge and explain how it was constructed
- Detail the history and construction of the Seven Mile Bridge
- Explain the collapse of the Silver Bridge
- Describe how the Sunshine Skyway Bridge was constructed and share its history
1. New River Gorge Bridge: Construction & History
The New River Gorge Bridge is one of few structures to have its own holiday. In this lesson, we'll explore the history and design of this bridge, and see why/how people celebrate it year after year.
2. Ravenel Bridge: Construction & Facts
The Ravenel Bridge was a long time coming. In this lesson, we'll explore this bridge's history and design, and see why it took decades before anyone was able to build it.
3. Seven Mile Bridge: Construction, History & Facts
The Seven Mile Bridge is a symbol of perseverance and ingenuity thanks to its location. In this lesson, we'll look at the long history of this bridge and see how people are able to use it today.
4. Silver Bridge: Collapse & Analysis
Bridges are supposed to stay up, but in this lesson we'll look at what happens when they fall down. The Silver Bridge was one of America's worst bridge disasters, and it left a crucial legacy in the industry.
5. Sunshine Skyway Bridge: Construction, History & Facts
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge of Florida is the longest of its kind. In this lesson, we'll find out what kind of bridge it is and check out the other aspects of its design that make it so fascinating.
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