The Clifton Suspension Bridge spans the River Avon in Bristol, southwest England. Competed in 1864, 110 years after a bridge on the website was first deliberate, the Clifton nonetheless carries vehicles (for a toll of £1 every manner) and pedestrians between the districts of Clifton and Leigh Woods.
The bridge’s designer was Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one in all Britain’s best civil engineers. Brunel additionally designed London’s Paddington Station and the SS Nice Britain, the primary fashionable ocean liner, which you’ll tour in Bristol. Together with his father, Marc Isambard Brunel, he additionally developed the expertise used to dig the primary tunnel beneath the River Thames in London.