Sundklakkstraumen Bridge

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Sundklakkstraumen Bridge
Sundklakkstraumen bru
Sundklakkstraumen Bridge Lofoten 2009.JPG
View of the bridge
Coordinates 68°16′5″N 14°9′20″E / 68.26806°N 14.15556°E / 68.26806; 14.15556Coordinates: 68°16′5″N 14°9′20″E / 68.26806°N 14.15556°E / 68.26806; 14.15556
Carries E10
Crosses Sundklakkstraumen
Locale Vestvågøy and Vågan, Norway
Characteristics
Total length 271 metres (889 ft)
Longest span 90 metres (300 ft)
History
Opened 1976

The Sundklakkstraumen Bridge (Norwegian: Sundklakkstraumen bru) is a cantilever road bridge that crosses the Sundklakkstraumen strait between the islands of Gimsøya and Vestvågøya in Nordland county, Norway. The bridge is 271 metres (889 ft) long and the main span is 90 metres (300 ft) long. The Sundklakkstraumen Bridge was opened in 1976 and it is one of many bridges that connect the islands of the Lofoten archipelago via the European route E10 highway.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Merzagora, Eugenio A. (ed.). "Road Viaducts & Bridges in Norway (499-200 m)". Norske bruer og viadukter. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  2. ^ Sundklakkstraumen Bridge at Structurae. Retrieved 2012-06-22.