Text of By Francisca Carlos by Francisca Carlos Golden Gate
by Francisca Carlos by Francisca Carlos Golden Gate
Location and Structure Structure links the U.S city of San Francisco on the northern tip of the San Francisco peninsula, to Marin county Located in San Francisco
Type Of Bridge The Golden Gate bridge is a suspension bridge.
Material, Height, Length and Width Steel 1.2 million steel rivets hold the bridge together. Height= 227.4m (746ft) Length= 2737m (8979ft) Width= 27.4m (90ft)
What load does this bridge carry? heavy trucks buses cars motorcycles bikes pedestrians dogs
Construction Construction end April 19 1937 Opened in May 27 1937 77 years ago Construction began January 5 1933
Designers and Engineers Joseph Strauss lrving Morrow Charles Ellis
Paint Golden Gate was originally painted red lead primer and lead based topcoat. In the mid-1960s,they repainted it with zinc silicate primer and vinyl topcoats.
FUN FACTS!!! The Golden Gate is one of the most recognized symbol of San Francisco, United States and California. Most photographed bridge in the WORLD! Perhaps the most famous attraction, with the bay around it, It is truly a beautiful sight. Daily traffic= 110,000 Cost= $35,000,000