The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the wonders of the modern world, which has today become the hallmark of San Francisco City (USA) globally and it has been called ‘City of Golden Gate’. It was built by McClellt-Marshall Construction, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Corporation, founded by Charles D. Marshall and Howard H. McClintic, and design engineer Joseph Strauss made.
This bridge was constructed to increase the population of San Francisco city and to create employment during the economic downturn.
Golden Gate Bridge was ranked second in the list of ten most important buildings built in the 20th century. This is the world’s longest hangover / suspension bridge. This is the first such bridge that used concrete mixing rotary drum mixer cconcrete trucks.
Golden Gate Bridge was inaugurated on May 27, 1937. Currently, 120,000 cars operate through this, every day. It connects San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean, which is 4200 feet in length. Its design is designed in such a way that it can tolerate the earthquake of up to 8 magnesodes and storm winds up to 90 miles / hour.
This bridge is painted with an international color, so that the fog can be clearly visible. In the Golden Gate Bridge, cables of such length are used so that the Earth can be surrounded three times by the help of Equator.
It is said that Kevin Briggs, who is the Highway Patrol Officer, has saved approximately 200 people from committing suicide at the Golden Gate since 1994. This bridge is 90 feet wide and 220 feet above sea level. There are 6 driving lanes and two sidewalks, whose width is 62 feet and 10 feet respectively.
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