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Top 20 Weird & Wonderful Urban Bridges

Though meant to unite, bridges can be divisive structures. What should a bridge really be? Does clever design matter, or is it all about function? Here are 20 bridges from around the world that stand out as interesting, if not always functional.

"It's easy to ignore bridges, but they are vital in helping people and goods to move around cities. We should celebrate these unsung heroes," writes Rich Heap.

On the heels of a plan in London to develop a garden bridge over London's River Thames by 2018, here are the Top 20 "Weird and Wonderful" Urban Bridges from around the world.

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