Karmsund Bridge

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Karmsund Bridge

Karmsund bru
Karmsund Bridge from Norheimsvågen2.jpg
View of the bridge
Coordinates59°22′32″N 5°17′43″E / 59.37556°N 5.29528°E / 59.37556; 5.29528Coordinates: 59°22′32″N 5°17′43″E / 59.37556°N 5.29528°E / 59.37556; 5.29528
Carries E134
CrossesKarmsundet
LocaleKarmøy
Characteristics
DesignArch
MaterialSteel
Total length691 metres (2,267 ft)
Longest span184 metres (604 ft)
No. of spans37
Clearance above46 metres (151 ft)
History
Opened1955

Karmsund Bridge (Norwegian: Karmsund bru) is a bridge over the Karmsundet strait in Rogaland county, Norway. The bridge is located in Karmøy municipality and it links the island of Karmøy to the Norwegian mainland. The steel arched road bridge carries the European route E134 highway. It is 691 meters (2,267 ft) in length with 46 metres (151 ft) of clearance below the bridge. There are 37 spans on the bridge and the main span is 184 meters (604 ft) wide. It was completed in 1955.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Merzagora, Eugenio A. (ed.). "Road Viaducts & Bridges in Norway (> 500 m)". Norske bruer og viadukter. Retrieved 2015-11-04.
  2. ^ "Karmsund Bridge". Bridge-Info.org. Retrieved 2015-11-04.
  3. ^ Karmsund Bridge at Structurae. Retrieved 2015-11-04.