Nelson Mandela Bridge

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Nelson Mandela Bridge
Carries Road and pedestrian traffic
Crosses Railway yard (42 lines)
Locale Johannesburg
Design Dissing + Weitling
Total length 284m
Height 27m
Longest span 176m
Opened 2003
Coordinates 26°11′48″S 28°02′03″E / 26.1967°S 28.0342°E / -26.1967; 28.0342Coordinates: 26°11′48″S 28°02′03″E / 26.1967°S 28.0342°E / -26.1967; 28.0342

The Nelson Mandela Bridge is a bridge in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was completed in 2003. The reason why the bridge was built was to connect two important business areas of Braamfontein and Newton. It was named after President of South Africa Nelson Mandela.