Spanning the globe for scary high bridges

By Thom Patterson, CNNPublished 31st August 2013
Ten scary-high bridges
Ten scary-high bridges
CNN's Tom Foreman explains that every state has hundreds of deficient bridges.
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Patrick O'Donnell visits the site of a Hawaii bridge building project.
Patrick O'Donnell visits the site of a Hawaii bridge building project.
Courtesy Patrick O'Donnell
Eric Sakowski, right, and Chinese bridge engineer Shijie Du, at China's Sidhue River Bridge, the world's highest.
Eric Sakowski, right, and Chinese bridge engineer Shijie Du, at China's Sidhue River Bridge, the world's highest.
Courtesy Eric Sakowski
Hundreds jump off the third highest bridge in the U.S. each year at New River Gorge's Bridge Day celebration.
Hundreds jump off the third highest bridge in the U.S. each year at New River Gorge's Bridge Day celebration.
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