Raftsund Bridge

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Raftsund Bridge

Raftsund Bridge (Raftsundbrua) is a two-lane cantilever road bridge that crosses Raftsundet between Austvågøya and Hinnøya in Nordland county, Norway. The bridge is 711 metres long, the main span is 298 metres, and the maximum clearance to the sea is 45 metres. The bridge has 4 spans.

Raftsund Bridge was opened on November 6, 1998, at a cost of NOK125 million.[1] It was the last of the long bridges connecting the Vesterålen islands. It is part of Lofast, the new road E10 connecting the Lofoten islands to the mainland, which was opened in December 2007.

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  1. ^ Stein Fergestad; Sturla Rambjør (May 1999), RAFTSUNDET BRIDGE IN LOFOTEN, NORWAY (PDF), Aas Jakobsen, retrieved 9 August 2014 

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