Herøy Bridge

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Herøy Bridge
Herøybrua
Heroy Midnatsol.jpg
View of the Herøy Bridge
Coordinates 62°19′17″N 5°43′00″E / 62.321389°N 5.716667°E / 62.321389; 5.716667Coordinates: 62°19′17″N 5°43′00″E / 62.321389°N 5.716667°E / 62.321389; 5.716667
Carries Riksvei 654
Crosses Røyrasundet
Locale Herøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Characteristics
Design Cantilever bridge
Total length 544 m (1,785 ft)
Longest span 170 m (560 ft)
Clearance below 32 m (105 ft)
History
Inaugurated 4 September 1976
Opened 1976

The Herøy Bridge (Norwegian: Herøybrua) is a cantilever bridge that connects the islands of Gurskøya and Leinøya in the municipality of Herøy in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of a bridge network which connects all of the main islands of the municipality together. It is about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of Fosnavåg.

The bridge is 544 metres (1,785 ft) long, the longest span is 170 metres (560 ft), and the maximum clearance to the sea is 32 metres (105 ft). Herøy Bridge was opened by King Olav V on 4 September 1976.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Herøybrua" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-09-19. 

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