View of the bridge
|Total length||711 metres (2,333 ft)|
|Longest span||525 metres (1,722 ft)|
|No. of spans||9|
|Clearance below||35 metres (115 ft)|
The Skjomen Bridge (Norwegian: Skjombrua) is a suspension bridge that crosses the Skjomen fjord near the town of Narvik in Nordland county, Norway. The 711-metre (2,333 ft) bridge has a main span of 525 metres (1,722 ft). The maximum clearance to the sea is 35 metres (115 ft). The bridge has nine spans, and it is part of the European route E6 highway. The Skjomen Bridge was opened in 1972.
In popular culture
The roadblock for The Amazing Race 17 was filmed at this bridge. The contestant had to rappel down a rope hanging from the bridge and then climb back up the rope.
- Merzagora, Eugenio A. (ed.). "Road Viaducts & Bridges in Norway (> 500 m)". Norske bruer og viadukter. Retrieved 2012-05-23.
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