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    a bridge for pedestrians

    What do you call this? I mean the whole structure, not just the stairs.

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    Re: a bridge for pedestrians

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    What do you call this? I mean the whole structure, not just the stairs.
    Many bridges are just for pedestrians! Bridges over rivers, roads etc can be for pedestrians, traffic or both.

    A bridge over a motorway, for cars, is called a flyover.

    However, I would refer to a bridge just for pedestrians just as a "bridge", or a "pedestrian bridge".

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    Re: a bridge for pedestrians

    Thanks! You didn't refer to the link. Have you noticed it? I guess it's a flyover then?

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    Re: a bridge for pedestrians

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    You didn't refer to the link. Have you noticed it? I guess it's a flyover then?
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post

    A bridge over a motorway, for cars, is called a flyover.

    However, I would refer to a bridge just for pedestrians just as a "bridge", or a "pedestrian bridge".
    I hope you don't mind my interruption to solve a bit of confusion. In the picture is seen the people walking on it.

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    Re: a bridge for pedestrians

    I'm not sure whether "for cars" in emrs2d2's post referred to the bridge or to the motorway!
    Last edited by birdeen's call; 03-Sep-2010 at 22:54. Reason: typo

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    #6

    Re: a bridge for pedestrians

    That's a picture of a footbridge.


    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-Sep-2010 at 08:32.

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    Re: a bridge for pedestrians

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    That's picture of a footbridge.


    Rover
    Sorry, for some reason I clicked on the link after I posted my reply!! When I said "for cars" in my post, I meant a bridge which cars drive on. That's a flyover. As Rover says, this is a footbridge! Sorry for any confusion.

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