The new bridge in Dubai is as-yet-unnamed span but it will be the world's largest arch bridge when it is completed in 2012.
It will have 12 lanes to enable 2000 vehicles set to cross it—per hour, in each direction
At 670 ft. tall, Dubai's next super structure will stand higher than the George Washington Bridge (604 ft.) but fall short of San Francisco's existing Golden Gate Bridge (746 ft.).
Source: Matt Sullivan, ‘Dubai’s Mile-Long Super Arch Bridge Set for March Construction’, Popular Mechanics, 12 February 2008.
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