The Helgeland Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Leirfjorden between the mainland and the island Alsta in Nordland county, Norway. The town of Sandnessjøen is located just southwest of the bridge on the island.For Helgelandsbrua and beyond, use our Sandnessjoen trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Sandnessjoen vacation.
The Helgeland Bridge was designed by Holger S. Svensson. Construction began in 1989 and it was finished in 1991. The bridge officially opened in July 1991. Construction cost was 200 million NOK. The bridge was a toll bridge until 23 June 2005.
The 1065m bridge is made up of 12 spans, the longest of which is long. The maximum clearance to the sea below the bridge is. The foundations extend to a depth of. The bridge is built out of pre-stressed and reinforced concrete and steel cables.
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I normally don`t like huge structures in the middle of beautiful nature. But I must admit that this is a beautiful bridge. We drove back and forth an extra time. Wonderful arcitecture more »
Extremely long and curved bridge in a very beautiful landscape. High above the sea but no possibilities to look if driving safely. Nice parking areas in both ends. more »
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