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When you encounter an obstacle, building a bridge might be a good solution. You can use them to build your railroad over a competitor's tracks, to make your Road vehicles and Trains cross lakes or to create crossover-free highly optimized railway Junctionary.

See Building bridges tutorial to learn how to build bridges.

Two types of bridges can be built:

To build road bridges, open the Road Construction Toolbar ( /File/en/Manual/Manual html ma6d6c8c.png ) and select the Road Bridge tool:

Selecting Road Bridge tool

To build railway bridges, open the Railway Construction Toolbar ( /File/en/Manual/Manual html m772c5b23.png ) and select the Bridge tool:

Selecting Railway Bridge tool

Bridges can be built:

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