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Photo of ocean bay Site 1: A 5,000-foot span across an ocean bay where huge ships come and go. Which kind of bridge would be most suitable for this location?

Diagram of an arch bridge Diagram of a beam bridge
Arch bridge Beam bridge
Diagram of a suspension bridge Diagram of a cable-stayed bridge
Suspension bridge Cable-stayed bridge

Photo: The Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority

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