Giske Bridge

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Giske Bridge
Giskebrua
Giske bridge cropped.jpg
View of the Giske Bridge
Coordinates 62°30′28″N 06°04′37″E / 62.50778°N 6.07694°E / 62.50778; 6.07694Coordinates: 62°30′28″N 06°04′37″E / 62.50778°N 6.07694°E / 62.50778; 6.07694
Carries 658
Locale Giske Municipality, Norway
Characteristics
Total length 552 m (1,811 ft)
Longest span 52 m (171 ft)
No. of spans 11
Clearance below 17 m (56 ft)
History
Opened 1987

The Giske Bridge (Norwegian: Giskebrua) is a concrete beam bridge between the islands of Valderøya and Giske in Giske Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The bridge is 552 metres (1,811 ft) long, the longest span is 52 metres (171 ft), and the maximum clearance to the sea is 17 metres (56 ft). The bridge has 11 spans.[1]

Giske Bridge was opened in 1987 and had a toll until 2009. Together with the nearby undersea tunnels, the bridge is part of the Vigra Fixed Link which connects the islands of Giske Municipality with the nearby city of Ålesund.

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