Gisund Bridge

Gisund Bridge (Norwegian: Gisundbrua) is a cantilever road bridge on Norwegian County Road 86 in Troms county, Norway. The bridge crosses the Gisundet strait from the town of Finnsnes on the mainland to the village of Silsand on the island of Senja. The 1,147-metre-long (3,763 ft) bridge has 25 spans, the main span being 143 metres (469 ft) long. The maximum clearance to the sea below the bridge is 41 metres (135 ft). Gisund Bridge was opened on 23 June 1972.[1]

Gisund Bridge
Gisundbrua
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View of the bridge
Coordinates69°14′30″N 017°58′08″E / 69.24167°N 17.96889°ECoordinates: 69°14′30″N 017°58′08″E / 69.24167°N 17.96889°E
Carries86
CrossesGisundet
LocaleLenvik, Norway
Characteristics
Total length1,147 metres (3,763 ft)
Longest span143 metres (469 ft)
No. of spans25
Clearance below41 metres (135 ft)
History
Opened23 June 1972

See also

References

  1. ^ Merzagora, Eugenio A. (ed.). "Road Viaducts & Bridges in Norway (> 500 m)". Norske bruer og viadukter. Retrieved 2012-12-05.

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