Published On: Fri, Jul 6th, 2018

Top 10 Most Dangerous Bridges In The World 2019

Bridges are built for the purpose of connect two areas or mountain, hence they not only provide a safe passage but also save time, as they often they provide a shorter route comparatively. For the human convenience bridges are built at different difficult location like deep in the forest or even high up in the skies.

But this convenience can prove to be deadly sometimes. The factors that determine whether a bridge is dangerous or not includes its width: Whether it’s narrow or wide, how long ago was it constructed, the material used to construct the bridge for example the rope brides in rural areas, the level of movement of the bridge and so on.

These factors not only determine the safety of the passenger while crossing the bridge but also the possible weight it could carry or how many people could cross it at a time.

Below is a list of the top 10 most dangerous bridges in the world 2019.

10: Ghasa

Ghasa is a very dangerous bridge located in the Gus Village of Nepal.What makes it dangerous is its poor construction, hence it can prove to be fatal for not only the hundreds of humans that cross it every day but also for the cattle and various animals. This narrowness and poor construction makes the bridge very weight sensitive and makes it susceptible to breakage.However despite all this the local civilians have absolutely no problem crossing it including the children.


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9: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a popular bridge located in Antrim Town, Northern Ireland in United Kingdom. The bridge is built at a height of thirty meters and in 21 meters long. Moreover it is a poorly constructed bridge. The only support you get on both sides is a light rope. This height and lack of support of the bridge makes it particularly dangerous and there have been cases where people have fallen from it. This definitely makes it one of the most dangerous bridges in the world.


8: Vine Footpaths AKA Bridges

Vine Footpaths AKA Bridges are situated over the Lya River in the Ivy Valley of Japan. These are a number of small bridges that were constructed thousands of years ago for the warriors to protect their areas and mark their territories.It is however a beautiful bridge with only a 13 inches gap on it two sides from the mountain; one can see the Repovesi National Park from the bridge. However the narrowness of the bridge makes it particularly dangerous and has potential for the passenger to lose balance.


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7: Taman Negara National Park Bridge

Taman Negara National Park Bridge is located in Malasia. It is a very long suspension bridge. It is constructed at a height of 40 meters and stretches out to a total distance of 550 meters. What makes the bridge dangerous is its poor construction especially considering the height at which it is constructed. It is even more dangerous during the rainy days which make it extremely slippery. Despite all this it is crossed by hundreds of tourists and locals every day and puts their lives in danger every day.


6: Kakum National Park Canopy Walkway

Kakum National Park Canopy Walkway is located in Ghana. What makes this bridge dangerous is that it is located deep inside the dense forest of Ghana. Moreover it has absolutely no support on both the sides except for some rocks. This along with the fact that it is situated at a height of 76 meters above the forest floor makes it one of the most dangerous bridges in the world. It is crossed by hundreds of tourists’ everyday due to the local theme park, who are actually risking their lives.


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5: Trift Bridge

The Trift Bridge which was constructed in the year 2004 is located in the Alps of Gadmen of Switzerland. It is constructed at a height of 110 meters and it stretches to a total distance of 180 meters. The poor construction was recognised by the government and it was reconstructed in 2009. However it still remains to be one of the most dangerous bridges in the world due to the lack of safety and absolutely no support on both sides on the bridge.


4: Musou Tsuribashi Bridge

Musou Tsuribashi Bridge which was constructed in 1950 is a very dangerous bridge in Japan.What makes it especially dangerous in the narrowness of the bridge with very poorly constructed support on the both sides. The support consists of only ropes and boards, which do not really have a use. The fact that it is a very old constructed bridge with barely any proper support and safety makes the people dread crossing it, but it is still crossed by hundreds every day.


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3: Aiguille du Midi

The Aiguille du Midi Bridge is a fatally dangerous bridge which is situated in France. It is a very high set bridge that seems to have been constructed in the skies. The overall height is of 12600 feet above the sea levels which is enough to make anyone sick crossing it. Although the bridge has support on the two sides but the height and the The bridge has support from its two sides, but the height it is at is extremely terrifying for anyone who has fear of heights.


2: Hussaini Hanging Bridge

The Hussaini Hanging Bridge is situated in in Upper Hunza, Pakistan. It is one of the Rope Bridges of Pakistan. It is built hanging very high but with very poor construction material. It is built across Borit Lake hence connecting the citizens of Hunza to the Rawalpindi plains. It is particularly important because it is missing various planks and one has to be very careful while crossing it. Moreover very strong winds are felt due to the lake vigorously shaking the bridge putting the lives of those crossing it at risk.


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1: Marienbrucke

The Marienbrucke Bridge is the most dangerous bridge in the world that is located in Germany. This bridge is particularly important because it connects the two cliffs of the Bavarian Alps with each other. It is a very beautiful bridge due to its scenic beauty due to the Alps. What adds to the hazard is its poor construction and lack of proper support and safety. It is constructed at a very high level above the ground and has the potential to freak out any person with a height phobia.


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