View of the bridge
|Total length||1,220 metres (4,000 ft)|
|Longest span||150 metres (490 ft)|
|Number of spans||36|
|Vertical clearance||41 metres (135 ft)|
|Construction cost||NOK 36 million|
|Opened||21 Dec 1973|
|Inaugurated||26 Jun 1974|
Sandnessund Bridge (Norwegian: Sandnessundbrua) is a cantilever road bridge that crosses the Sandnessundet strait between the islands of Tromsøya and Kvaløya in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms county, Norway. The Tromsø Bridge, the Tromsøysund Tunnel, and this bridge are the three road connections into the city of Tromsø on the island of Tromsøya.
The 1,220-metre (4,000 ft) Sandnessund Bridge was constructed out of concrete and it has 36 spans supporting it. The main span is 150 metres (490 ft) long and the maximum clearance to the sea below the bridge is 41 metres (135 ft). This bridge is part of Norwegian County Road 862. Sandnessund Bridge was officially opened by Crown Prince Harald on 26 June 1974, although it had already opened for traffic on 21 December 1973. The bridge cost NOK 36 million. It was a toll bridge until 1 May 1982.
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