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40,000 tonnes is about three times as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, it's 3.003 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 0.3330 times that amount.
(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.
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