Chef Menteur Bridge

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Chef Menteur Bridge
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Coordinates 30°04′04″N 89°48′15″W / 30.0679°N 89.8041°W / 30.0679; -89.8041Coordinates: 30°04′04″N 89°48′15″W / 30.0679°N 89.8041°W / 30.0679; -89.8041
Carries 2 lanes of US 90
Crosses Chef Menteur Pass
Locale New Orleans and Slidell, Louisiana
Characteristics
Design Truss swing bridge
Total length 1,174.5 feet (358.0 m)
Width 20 feet (6.1 m)
Longest span 269.9 feet (82.3 m)
Clearance above 14.2 feet (4.3 m)
History
Opened 1929
Statistics
Daily traffic 3,500

The Chef Menteur Bridge (also known as the Chef Menteur Pass Bridge) carries U.S. Route 90 (US 90) across Chef Menteur Pass on the eastern side of Lake Pontchartrain between New Orleans and Slidell, Louisiana.

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