Re­lo­ca­tion of a Bridge Across the Ocean伦敦桥跨洋移居

Special Focus - - SOCIETY - By Aisin Gioro Huayi 文 |爱新觉罗·华苡

On Lake Havasu in the state of Ari­zona in the U.S. stands the Lon­don Bridge, which was orig­i­nally built in the U.K. and oddly found a sec­ond home abroad.

In the early 1960s, of­fi­cials in Eng­land made a trou­bling dis­cov­ery: Lon­don Bridge was fall­ing down. The bridge over 130 years of age was then un­equipped for mod­ern traf­fic. It was slowly sink­ing into the River Thames at a rate of one inch every eight years and be­came a hid­den risk for Lon­don.




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