Development of bridges from ancient civilization until the 21st century

Timeline created by _zaaria_
  • 2,000 BCE

    Planks were used to cross rivers

  • 2,000 BCE

    Fallen tree spans the gap

  • 1,380 BCE

    Clapper bridges

  • 1,300 BCE

    Arch bridge was invented in Greece

  • 1570

    Truss bridge

  • Period:
    1,220 BCE
    to
    1,229 BCE

    Vine bridges

  • Period:
    600
    to
    700

    Tiber bridge (first beam bridge)

  • Period: to

    Suspension bridge

  • Period: to

    Viaduct bridge

  • Period: to

    Cantilever bridge

  • Period: to

    Cable-stayed bridge