Whether it’s the span, the height, the sides or what’s below, these bridges are among many that have inspired fear in drivers long before Friday night’s plunge of a car 40 feet off the Bay Bridge into the Chesapeake Bay. Do bridges instill a sense of fear in you when you drive across? Select the bridge that you find most fearful, or leave a comment below.
Chesapeake Bay BridgeAn early-morning time-exposure of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, looking toward Annapolis from Stevensville, Md. The Bay Bridge, at nearly five miles long and 186-feet high at its peak, spans the Chesapeake Bay to connect Maryland's eastern and western shores. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post