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King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.
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Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.
In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.