Sørstraumen Bridge

Sørstraumen Bridge (Norwegian: Sørstraumen bru) is a cantilever bridge that crosses the Sørstraumen in the inner part of the Kvænangen fjord. The bridge lies just west of the village of Sekkemo in Kvænangen Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 440-metre-long (1,440 ft) bridge has a main span that is 120 metres (390 ft) long. The prestressed concrete bridge is part of the European route E6 highway.[1][2][3]

Sørstraumen Bridge

Sørstraumen bru
Late evening Kvænangen.jpg
View of Sørstraumen bridge
Coordinates69°50′25″N 21°53′03″E / 69.8404°N 21.8843°E / 69.8404; 21.8843Coordinates: 69°50′25″N 21°53′03″E / 69.8404°N 21.8843°E / 69.8404; 21.8843
Carries E6
CrossesSørstraumen
LocaleKvænangen, Troms og Finnmark, Norway
Characteristics
DesignCantilever bridge
MaterialPrestressed concrete
Total length440 m (1,440 ft)
Longest span120 m (390 ft)
History
Opened20 June 1980
Location
Sørstraumen bru

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sørstraumen Bridge" (in Norwegian). yr.no.
  2. ^ Merzagora, Eugenio A. (ed.). "Road Viaducts & Bridges in Norway (499-200 m)". Norske bruer og viadukter. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  3. ^ Sørstraumen Bridge at Structurae. Retrieved 2012-12-23.

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