Hippos are believed to kill more people than lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffalos combined.
I forgot to post this when I first saw it and now I don't recall exactly where it's located. Somewhere in India I believe.
Cheaper for a boat bridge for sailboats than a car bridge tall enough for sailboats to get under? Or a draw bridge? I'm skeptical.
Really? I would question building a structure that would have to hold the weight of that water on a constant basis is cheaper than a bridge over the water, but I'll take your word for it. Still...The Veluwemeer Aqueduct, a 25-meter long water bridge, is an architectural beauty, allowing 28,000 vehicles to pass under it daily.interestingengineering.com
It seems that the road is a major highway, so it was either a road over, tunnel under or aqueduct bridge. The third option was (surprisingly) the cheapest.