Great Belt Bridge

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The Great Belt Bridge
(The East Bridge)
The East Bridge as seen from the Zealand side.
Official name Østbroen
Carries Motor vehicles
Crosses Great Belt
Maintained by A/S Storebælt
Designer Dissing+Weitling
Design Suspension bridge
Material Concrete and steel
Piers in water 19
Total length 6,790 metres (22,277 ft)
Width 31 metres (102 ft)
Height 254 metres (833 ft)
Longest span 1,624 metres (5,328 ft)
Clearance below 65 metres (213 ft)
Completion date 1998
Opened 14 June 1998
Coordinates 55°20′31″N 11°02′10″E / 55.34194°N 11.03611°E / 55.34194; 11.03611

The Great Belt Bridge (Danish: Storebæltsforbindelsen), also called the Great Belt Fixed Link, is the bridge and tunnel across the strait between the main Danish islands of Zealand (Sjælland) and Funen (Fyn).[1]

This waters between the two Danish islands is called the Great Belt (Danish: Storebælt).

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  1. Railway-technology.com, "Great Belt Fixed Link, Denmark"; retrieved 2012-3-25.

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Coordinates: 55°20′N 10°58′E / 55.333°N 10.967°E / 55.333; 10.967