Sami Bridge

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Sami Bridge
Saamen silta.jpg
Sami Bridge seen from the Finnish side
Coordinates69°54′42″N 027°02′01″E / 69.91167°N 27.03361°E / 69.91167; 27.03361Coordinates: 69°54′42″N 027°02′01″E / 69.91167°N 27.03361°E / 69.91167; 27.03361
CarriesE75
CrossesTana River, FinnishNorwegian border
LocaleUtsjoki, Finland
Finnmark, Norway
Official nameSaamen silta
Samelandsbrua
Maintained byFinnish Transport Agency, Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Characteristics
Designcable-stayed tuftform
Total length316 m (1,037 ft)
Width12 m (39 ft)
Longest span155 m (509 ft)
History
DesignerSuunnitteluKortes
Opened1993

The Sami Bridge (Finnish: Saamen silta; Northern Sami: Sámi šaldi; Norwegian: Samelandsbrua) is a cable-stayed bridge that carries the European route E75 across the Tana River between Finnmark county in Norway and Utsjoki in Finland. The bridge is 316 metres (1,037 ft) long, and the main span is 155 m (509 ft).

The Sami Bridge was opened in 1993.

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