Sykkylven Bridge

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Sykkylven Bridge
Sykkylvsbrua
Sykkylvsbrua Norway01.JPG
View of the Sykkylven Bridge
Coordinates 62°23′01″N 06°34′02″E / 62.38361°N 6.56722°E / 62.38361; 6.56722Coordinates: 62°23′01″N 06°34′02″E / 62.38361°N 6.56722°E / 62.38361; 6.56722
Carries 70
Crosses Sykkylvsfjorden
Locale Sykkylven, Norway
Characteristics
Material Concrete
Total length 860 m (2,820 ft)
Longest span 50 m (160 ft)
No. of spans 15
Clearance below 16 m (52 ft)
History
Opened 14 October 2000
View over Sykkylven

The Sykkylven Bridge (Norwegian: Sykkylvsbrua) is a concrete bridge that crosses the Sykkylvsfjorden in Sykkylven Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It connects the municipal center of Aure with the village of Ikornnes on the other side of the fjord.[1]

The Sykkylven Bridge was opened on 14 October 2000. The bridge is 860 metres (2,820 ft) long, the longest span is 60 metres (200 ft), and the maximum clearance to the sea is 16 metres (52 ft). The bridge has 15 spans. It cost 140,000,000 kr, and was paid for by the Ekornes corporation.[2] It is a toll bridge that will have a toll estimated to last until 2016.

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Sykkylvsbrua" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  2. ^ Aurdal, Martine (16 July 2005). "Ridderen av Sykkylven". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2008-07-20. 

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