Golden Gate Bridge


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Noun1.Golden Gate Bridge - a suspension bridge across the Golden GateGolden Gate Bridge - a suspension bridge across the Golden Gate
San Francisco - a port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge
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An estimated 1.2 million steel rivets hold the Golden Gate Bridge together.
Back in the late 1960s, Dennis Clark Slater, the man who designed Cramlington New Town, unveiled plans for a Golden Gate Bridge replica.
Kooheji Golden Gate chairman Ishaq Al Kooheji said, "The inspiration behind the Golden Gate project is the famous architectural landmark - the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
A lattice microstructure spans each side of the watch's automatic movement and evokes the suspension framework of the Golden Gate Bridge. The art deco-inspired timepiece is the newest version of a 1970s design by master watchmaker Vincent Calabrese.
1937 - The Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic.
San Francisco is home to some of America's most intriguing architecture and design, including the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the bustling Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39, the ornate Chinatown, and the mysterious prison on Alcatraz Island."San Francisco: Then and Now" allows the armchair traveler to visit Coit Tower and Lombard Street (the "crookedest street in the world") on Telegraph Hill, hop on one of the famous streetcars and travel through eclectic neighborhoods where Victorian sophistication is juxtaposed with modern elements.
Holidays by Rail has launched a 19-day, coast-to-coast trip which takes in New York City, Washington DC and Chicago, the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, the glamour of Hollywood and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Harvey Schwartz, Building the Golden Gate Bridge (Seattle: University of Washington Press 2015)
By switching to an all-electronic payment system, the Golden Gate Bridge Authority estimates it will save $16 million over eight years, while speeding up travel time.
Since work began in 2009, the Presidio Parkway project replaced Doyle Drive, a 1.6-mile (2.6-kilometer) segment of SR-101 linking the city to the Golden Gate Bridge, connecting Marin and San Francisco Counties, and providing a major regional traffic link between the peninsula and North Bay Area counties.
The link below shows how San Francisco authorities get around the issue on the Golden Gate bridge. The first video shows the barrier being installed while the second shows the barrier transfer machine (or zipper truck) in action.

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