Correction for the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge
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How heavy is 8,000 tonnes?
It's about three-fifths as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
The weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is about 13,320 tonnes.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 13,320 tonnes. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.