The fear of crossing bridges or gephyrophobia is very common today. While some folks are afraid to cross bridges that are over water, others simply get nervous driving across an overpass.
Although not all of us would be intimidated while crossing a bridge, there are some truly terrifying bridges that nobody with a right mind would want to cross.
Take a look and even those of you who are strong-willed will feel challenged.
Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway
Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline. Driving along this road is like teetering on the edge of the sea.
Sidu River Bridge, China
Standing at 1500 feet tall, the Sidu River Bridge is the highest in the world. If you’re scared of heights, you might require a parachute instead of a seat belt.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge, USA
Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is the longest bridge over water in the world. The bridge stretches for about 25 miles across the lake and is 25 feet above the water.
Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia
This is a curved cable-stayed bridge and is one of the longest of its kind. This pedestrian bridge is 125 meters long and at an altitude of 700 meters offers breathtaking views.
Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan
This steep looking bridge is popularly known as the rollercoaster bridge. It was built so high that ships can pass safely underneath.
Royal Gorge Bridge, USA
Located in Colorado, this bridge is suspended 956 feet above the Arkansas River and provides stunning views of the gorge.
Haohan Qiao Bridge, China
This glass bottom bridge is 590-foot-high and 984-foot-long. A few steps on the ‘Brave Men’s Bridge’ is sure to induce vertigo.