Great Belt Bridge

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The Great Belt Bridge
(The East Bridge)
Storebæltsbroen from Sjælland.jpg
The East Bridge as seen from the Zealand side.
CarriesMotor vehicles
CrossesGreat Belt
Official nameØstbroen
Maintained byA/S Storebælt
Characteristics
DesignSuspension bridge
MaterialConcrete and steel
Total length6,790 metres (22,277 ft)
Width31 metres (102 ft)
Height254 metres (833 ft)
Longest span1,624 metres (5,328 ft)
Piers in water19
Clearance below65 metres (213 ft)
History
DesignerDissing+Weitling
Construction end1998
Opened14 June 1998

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