A landmark sign of London’s traditional past, the bridge was "stuck in a raised position”. Roads around the bridge, one of the key passages to cross the Thames river in central London, were closed to the public.
Sheikh Mohammed said on his Twitter account, “The Infinity Bridge represents a new world-class engineering, artistic and architectural masterpiece. We opened it today from Dubai. These are our bridges towards the future. Our ambitions are endless.”
A bridge collapse on Friday in Pittsburgh provided a symbolic backdrop for President Joe Biden's trip to the city to tout his $1 trillion infrastructure plan — and try rebuilding his own crumbling approval ratings.
Their numbers have fallen from a peak of almost 15,000 when the truckers first rolled into the capital two weeks ago. At first the goal was to protest Covid restrictions although this has morphed into a broader outcry against the government.
They brought bulldozers and gas cutters and tore apart the structure before escaping with the booty over two days, Kumar said.
The iconic marvel that is 300 metres long has a unique design with fascinating lighting. On his Twitter account, the Prime Minister has admired the breathtaking attraction.
The bridge, which will open to the public on Sunday, will slash the distance between the capital, Dhaka, and Bangladesh’s second largest seaport, Mongla, by 100 kilometres.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced that bridges leading to entry/exit points of The Dubai Mall Zabeel multi-level parking building would be opened on Tuesday, Oct.29, 2019.
Videos posted online showed a large section of the bridge in Jiangsu province swaying before falling on top of moving vehicles on Thursday night.