List of longest cantilever bridge spans

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This list of cantilever bridges ranks the world's Cantilever bridges by the length of their main span. A cantilever bridge is a bridge built using cantilevers: structures that project horizontally into space, supported on only one end.

Completed cantilever bridges[edit]

This list only includes bridges that carry automobiles or trains. It does not include suspension bridges, cable-stayed bridges, footbridges or pipeline bridges. The span must be 800 feet (244 m) or over to be included in the list.

Note: Click on each bridge's rank to go to the bridge's web-site. The list may be incomplete. Sourced additions are welcomed.
Rank Name Location Main span in meters (feet) Completed
Pont de Québec vu du Parc aquarium du Québec.JPG 1 Pont de Québec
(Largest from 1917 to

present)

Quebec,  Canada 549 (1,800) 1917
The Forth Bridge seen from South Queensferry.JPG 2 Forth Bridge
(Largest from 1890 to 1917)
Edinburgh/Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom 521 (1,710) (2x) 1890
Minato Ohashi Osaka JPN 001.jpg 3 Minato Bridge Osaka,  Japan 510 (1,673) 1973
Commodore Barry Bridge From Ferry Rd.jpg 4 Commodore Barry Bridge Chester, Pennsylvania to Bridgeport, New Jersey,  United States 501 (1,644) 1974
CrescentCityConnection.jpg 5 Crescent City Connection
New Orleans, Louisiana,  United States 480 (1,575) 1958 (eastbound)
1988 (westbound)
Howrah Bridge.jpg 6 Howrah Bridge Kolkata, West Bengal,  India 457 (1,500) 1943
Gramercy bridge.JPG 7 Veterans Memorial Bridge
Gramercy, Louisiana,  United States 445 (1,460) 1995
Tokyo Gate Bridge and plane 2011.jpg x Tokyo Gate Bridge Tokyo,  Japan 440 (1,443.5) 2012
EasternSFO OAKBrFromTI.jpg 8 San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge (East Bay Span) (not in service -- demolition planned) San Francisco, California,  United States 427 (1,400) 1936
View Of Campbellton.jpeg x J. C. Van Horne Bridge Campbellton, New Brunswick to Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec,  Canada 380 (1,247) 1961
Horace Wilkinson Bridge southeast.jpg 9 Horace Wilkinson Bridge Baton Rouge, Louisiana,  United States 376 (1,235) 1968
TappanZeeBridgeFromBelow.JPG 10 Tappan Zee Bridge Tarrytown, New York,  United States 369 (1,212) 1955
Lewis&ClarkBridgeSP.jpg 12 Lewis and Clark Bridge Longview, Washington,  United States 366 (1,200) 1930
Queensboro Bridge closeup.jpg 13 Queensboro Bridge New York, New York,  United States 360 (1,182) 1909
Bridge of the Americas.jpg 14 Bridge of the Americas Panama City,  Panama 344 (1,128) 1962
Carquinez Bridge 9-1-2007 From Northeast.jpg 15 Carquinez Bridge
(twin spans)
Vallejo, California,  United States 335 (1,100) x2 1927 (southbound), demolished in 2007
1958 (northbound)
Ironworkers Memorial Bridge Vancouver BC.jpg 15 Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing Vancouver, British Columbia,  Canada 335 (1,100) 1961
El Ferdan Railway Bridge.jpg x El Ferdan Railway Bridge near Ismailia,  Egypt 335 (1,100) 2001
JCTERbrige.jpg 17 Jacques Cartier Bridge Montreal, Quebec,  Canada 334 (1,096) 1930
Eastbound approaching Hart Bridge.jpg 18 Hart Bridge Jacksonville, Florida,  United States 331.6 (1,088) 1967
Richmond-San Rafeal Bridge wide.jpg 19 Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Richmond, California,  United States 326 (1,070) x2 1956
20 John P. Grace Memorial Bridge Charleston, South Carolina,  United States 320 (1,050) 1929
(demolished in 2006)
Newburgh-Beacon Bridge 2.jpg 21 Newburgh-Beacon Bridge Newburgh, New York,  United States 305 (1,000) 1963 (westbound)
1981 (eastbound)
Stolmabrua01-edit.JPG 22 Stolma Bridge Austevoll,  Norway 301 (988) 1998
Raftsund bridge.jpg 23 Raftsund Bridge Vesterålen,  Norway 298 (978) 1998
Sundøybrua 002.JPG 24 Sundøy Bridge Nordland,  Norway 298 (978) 2003
MartinLutherKingBridge StLouis MO.jpg 25 Martin Luther King Bridge St. Louis, Missouri,  United States 294 (964) 1950
BNE-StoryBridge-fromCityCat.jpg 26 Story Bridge Brisbane, Queensland,  Australia 282 (924) 1940
Caruthersville Bridge1.jpg 27 Caruthersville Bridge Caruthersville, Missouri,  United States 280 (919) 1975
Day 10- The Silver Memorial Bridge.jpg 28 Silver Memorial Bridge Henderson, West Virginia,  United States 274 (900) 1969
Ravenswood Bridge.jpg x Ravenswood Bridge Ravenswood, West Virginia to Meigs County, Ohio,  United States 274 (900) 1981
WV Pleasants St. Marys 08 109-edit.jpg 29 Carpenter Bridge St. Marys, West Virginia,  United States 274 (900) 1987
Carl Perkins Bridge 1.jpg 30 Carl Perkins Bridge Portsmouth, Ohio,  United States 274 (900) 1987
North Span Bluewater Bridge (Port Huron Mich).jpg 31 Blue Water Bridge Port Huron, Michigan,  United States to Sarnia, Ontario,  Canada 265 (871) 1938
Vicksburg-bridge.JPG 32 Vicksburg Bridge Vicksburg, Mississippi,  United States 263 (870) 1973
Sunshine Skyway Bridge (Demolished & Replaced With Cable- Stayed Bridge).
Foresthill bridge 1978.jpg 34 Foresthill Bridge Foresthill, California,  United States 263 (862) 1972
Branko's Bridge in Belgrade by night.JPG x Branko's Bridge Belgrade,  Serbia 261 (856) 1957
GatewayBridge800.jpg 3 Gateway Bridge Brisbane, Queensland,  Australia 260 (853) 1986
Varoddbruene 01.jpg 36 New Varodd Bridge Kristiansand, Vest-Agder,  Norway 260 (853) 1993
Huey P Long Bridge Baton Rouge northwest 1.jpg 37 Huey P. Long Bridge Baton Rouge, Louisiana,  United States 258 (848) x2 1940
Old ferry landing-edit.jpg 38 Natchez-Vidalia Bridge Natchez, Mississippi,  United States 258 (846) x2 1940 (westbound)
1988 (eastbound)
150px 39 Cornwall Bridge Cornwall, Ontario,  Canada 257 (843) 1899
(demolished 1958)
Brownville-bridge.jpg 40 Brownville Bridge Brownville, Nebraska,  United States 257 (840) 1939
Greenvillebridges.jpg 41 Benjamin G. Humphreys Bridge Greenville, Mississippi,  United States 257 (840) 1940
Cincinnati-truss-bridge2.jpg 43 Brent Spence Bridge Covington, Kentucky,  United States 253 (830) 1963
Vicksburg-bridge.JPG 44 Old Vicksburg Bridge Vicksburg, Mississippi,  United States 251 (825) 1930
SunShine Bridge.jpg 45 Sunshine Bridge St. James Parish, Louisiana,  United States 251 (825) 1964
Clarkmemorial.jpg 46 George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge Louisville, Kentucky,  United States 250 (820) x2 1929
Skye Road Bridge.JPG x Skye Bridge  United Kingdom 250 (820) 1995
Confederation Bridge 2007.jpg x Confederation Bridge Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island to

Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick, New Brunswick,  Canada

250 (820) x43 1997
Helena Bridge.jpg 42 Helena Bridge Helena, Arkansas,  United States 245 (804) 1961
many bridges with shorter span

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Durkee, Jackson (1999-05-24). "World’s Longest Bridge Spans". National Steel Bridge Alliance. pp. 24–26. 

phillipe bridge Toronto,Ontario, Canada