Gisund Bridge

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Gisund Bridge
Gisundbrua
Gisundbrua.jpg
View of the bridge
Carries 86
Crosses Gisundet
Locale Lenvik, Norway
Total length 1,147 metres (3,763 ft)
Longest span 143 metres (469 ft)
Number of spans 25
Vertical clearance 41 metres (135 ft)
Opened 23 June 1972
Coordinates 69°14′30″N 017°58′08″E / 69.24167°N 17.96889°E / 69.24167; 17.96889Coordinates: 69°14′30″N 017°58′08″E / 69.24167°N 17.96889°E / 69.24167; 17.96889

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 (3,763 ft) long 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]

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

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