Friday, February 15, 2008

Dubai to Build the World's Largest Arch Bridge in 2012

Here's some info on the bridge as envisioned by New York architecture firm Fxfowle:

- It's one mile long and 670 feet tall.

- It will have 12 lanes for traffic.

- It will cost 817 million dollars.

- The design has Sheikh Mohammed's official stamp of approval.

- The bridge will carry more than 2,000 vehicles per hour in each direction.

- A metro line will run across the middle.

- Construction begins in March, with a slated completion date of 2012. Images by Fxfowle

Fxfowle Architects via World Architecture News