The Iron Bridge crosses the River Severn spanning the Ironbridge Gorge. The bridge was completed in 1779 and opened in New Year's Day 1781. The bridge was the first of its kind and because of this construction was based on carpentry methods.
5,989 feet (1825 meters) long, the Brooklyn bridge spans the East River connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn. Opened in May 1883, the Brooklyn bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States.