From the Tweed to the Tyne and the Tees the North East is particularly rich in incredible bridges. They have linked us, our products and inventions with the wider world. But they also symbolise the connectivity and communication that has been such an important factor the Region's creativity.
In compiling this list, so many bridges were nominated we had to cluster some together. We've even added a tunnel - which is a sort of reverse bridge if you think about it!
Map of the Newcastle upon Tyne Electric Supply Co Ltd (NESCo) and The County of Durham Electrical Power Distribution Co Ltd electric power distribution network, about 1907