The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. 1.825my has a length of connecting the New York borough of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The bridge construction began in 1870 and opened on May 24, 1883, 1,800 vehicles using it that day. Currently half pass through it every day 145,000. The Brooklyn Bridge has appeared in numerous scenes from films such as Superman Returns, Deep Impact, Fantastic 4, Gangs of New York, etc. In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by the idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with Long Island. However, bridge building experts throughout the world thought that this was impossible and told Roebling to forget the idea. I just could not be done; it was not practical. Never been done before Brooklyn Bridge (originally known as Bridge of New York and Brooklyn) links the neighborhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City. At the time of its opening was the largest suspension bridge in the world (measuring 1825 meters long, and piles of light is 486.3 meters, record of light. It was also the first steel wire suspension. Since then it has become one of the most recognizable symbols of New York. With a length of 1834 meters (6016 feet) through the East River and joining the Brooklyn and Manhattan Island, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first suspension bridge in the world.