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Golden Gate Bridge Era

Over the 95 years of the construction the golden bridge is there in the San Francisco and the bridge itself is a monument standing from the past decade. The construction of the bridge began on the Jan 5, 1933 and the weather condition that time were very harsh that strong tides, swirling currents, deep water, strong winds and fog - engineers long argued that such conditions meant bridging the Golden Gate was either impossible or prohibitively expensive. But one engineer took a different view. Joseph Strauss was that person who took the initiative for the golden bridge. He was an expert in the inland dawn bridges.

Strauss had no experience with the large scale projects, yet he submitted plans for a bridge that could be built for a quarter of the generally accepted figure. He suggested it would pay for itself by tolls alone. In December 1922, Strauss' design was readily accepted by city authorities.By the 1928, traffic congestion at the ferry docks had become unmanageable and the authorities rejected his project for the construction bridge for the transport between San Francisco and the Marin country.

At last, the construction began and Strauss was very conscious about the about the safety of the workers, insisted all workers wore miner's safety helmets, anti-glare goggles, safety lines, hand and face cream to protect against the wind. They even maintained a special diet to alleviate dizziness. Eleven men still died in the single accident but yes they this bridge is the result of their effort that people are using in the present era.

Item Reviewed: Golden Gate Bridge Era Description: Over the 95 years of the construction the golden bridge is there in the San Francisco and the bridge itself is a monument standing from the past decade. Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Paul Emond
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