Tower Bridge by Madison & Selena

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Tower Bridge by Madison & Selena

  1. 1. Tower BridgeBY Selena Hansen-Purchas and Madison Walsh
  2. 2. White Hat Information!• The Tower Bridge is located in London, England.• The Tower Bridge was built between the year 1886 to the year 1894. It took six years.The tower Bridge is made out of 70,000 tonnes of concrete and 11,000 tonnes of steel. Cornish Granite and Portland Stone were added for protection.
  3. 3. Keywords!• Two Robust Towers!• Horizontal forces!• Vertical component!• Bascule pivots!• Bascule suspension bridge!• Operating Machinery!
  4. 4. Innovative!• People built the Tower Bridge so they could walk from one side to the other without having to pay at a toll.• It is also able to open up at the road area for boats and ferry’s that have tall masts.

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