Roebling has left many legacies in his bridges around America but 125 years on ( 1883-2008 ) New York’s celebrations showed how significant a part of the city the bridge has become during its lifetime. Despite being strengthened during the early 1950s and also losing its rail traffic carrying
duties the bridge still plays a significant role in linking communities. Consider how many structures built with a specific function inherent in their design are still in use today after 125 years - without major changes to accommodate the increase in use that goes with the change in our pace of modern life.
Webcam 360 degree Views of the bridge 2008