Fossum Bridge

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Glomma and Fossum Bridge
The old bridge, reconstructed, with fortifications constructed after the Dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden in 1905

Fossum Bridge is a road bridge in Askim, Norway, crossing the river Glomma. The old wooden bridge, an arch bridge with two spans, opened in 1856. The bridge was partly destroyed in a battle in 1940. The current bridge dates from 1961, and is a suspension bridge with a main span of 125 metres.[1]


  1. ^ Øderud, Hans Thomas. "Fossum bru". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 59°36′11″N 11°06′08″E / 59.60306°N 11.10222°E / 59.60306; 11.10222