15 World's Scariest Bridges Revealed In Stomach Churning Photos

1. Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, USA

Royal Gorge Bridge was built in 1929 in Canon City, Colorado. It didn't have stabilising wind cables until 1982 and was the world's highest bridge at 1,053 feet until 2003 when a man in a wingsuit died while attempting a flyover.


2. Mackinac Bridge, Michigan, USA

Mackinac Bridge is currently the world's fifth longest suspension bridge at 26,372 long and ascending 200 feet above the water. Heavy winds can blow the bridge right or left as much as 35 feet from the center, so drivers are often deterred from crossing it.


3. Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland, USA

William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge spanning the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland is 220-foot high and 22,700-foot long.


4. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge, Louisiana, USA

Lake Ponchatrain Causeway Bridge is as long as 24 miles, crossing the Lake Pontchartrain and linking New Orleans to Mandeville in Louisiana. In the middle 8 miles of the bridge, drivers cannot see the land, making it one of the scariest bridges in the U.S.


5. Sidu River Bridge, Hubei Province, China

Seven-Mile Bridge is 65-foot high and 7-mile long, connecting Knight's Key and Little Duck Key. Located in the Florida Keys, it's a prime target for the region's many hurricanes, which makes it scary.


6. Seven-Mile Bridge, Florida, USA

Seven-Mile Bridge is 65-foot high and 7-mile long, connecting Knight's Key and Little Duck Key. Located in the Florida Keys, it's a prime target for the region's many hurricanes, which makes it scary.


7. Confederation Bridge, New Brunswick, Canada

Confederation Bridge opened on 31 May 1997 and was one of Canada's top engineering achievements of the 20th century. It stretches 8 miles over very, very cold water, making it the world's longest bridge crossing ice-covered water.


8. Captian William Moore Bridge, Alaska, USA

This unique bridge spans 110-foot over Moore Creek Gorge, located along the South Klondike Highway near Skagway in Alaska crossing an active earthquake fault. Finished in 1976, it was named for Captian William Moore who is a pilot, packer, prospector, trader and riverboat captain.


9. Volgograd Bridge, Volgograd, Russia

Volgograd Bridge is 7.1-km long, located over the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia. Inaugurated in 2009, the roadway began to shake and oscillate during a violent storm in 2010, which caused cars to be thrown into the air and careen into the opposite lane. Reportedly, it bounces by over 3 feet during heavy winds accompanied with a deafening screech. However, It's yet to be shut down.


10. Quepos Bridge, Jaco to Quepos, Costa Rica

Situated on the road from Jaco to Quepos on Costa Rica's central Pacific coast, Quepos Bridge is an extremely narrow bridge, known as "The Bridge of Death" or "Oh My God Bridge". It's seemingly too fragile to hold a bicycle, let alone a car or a lorry, but trucks cross this deathtrap on a regular basis.


11. Vitim River Bridge, Siberia, Russia

The Vitim River Bridge, crossing the Vitim River in Siberia of Russia, is an old wooden train bridge. It turns to an ice slick which provides no traction whatsoever during the Siberian winter. As a result, surviving from crossing this bridge is considered a great accomplishment. 34 people have done it and created their own Facebook page.


12. Millau Viaduct, Massif Central Mountains, France

Millau Viaduct Bridge is the world's tallest bridge with its mast summit at 1,125 feet above the base of the structure. It crosses the River Tarn located in the Massif Central Mountains in southern France.


13. Gandy Bridge, Florida, USA

Situated in Florida, USA, Gandy Bridge is also known as "Friendship Trail Bridge" stretching 14,895 feet across the sea from Tampa to Clearwater. It's said that the bridge is so low that drivers often think they'll end up in the water.


14. Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA

Sunshine Skyway Bridge, built over Tampa Bay, Florida, USA, is 430-foot high and 6.7-km long, perhaps the longest cable-stayed concrete bridge in the world. Since it was reconstructed in 1987, as many as 207 people have committed suicide by jumping off the center span into the Tampa Bay waters.


15. Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Matsue, Japan

Eshima Ohashi Bridge, located in western Japan, connects the city of Matsue in Shimane Prefecture and Sakaiminato in Tottori Prefecture. Looking more like a roller coaster than a road, this bridge is basically a highway to outer space, a shortcut to vomiting from nausea, making the car ride a seriously thrilling driving.