Great Belt Fixed Link

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Great Belt Bridge
(East Bridge)
Storebæltsbroen from Sjælland.jpg
The East Bridge as seen from the Sjælland side
Coordinates55°20′31″N 11°02′10″E / 55.34194°N 11.03611°E / 55.34194; 11.03611
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)
Height256.3 metres (841 ft)
Longest span1,624 metres (5,328 ft)
Piers in water19
Clearance below65 metres (213 ft)
History
DesignerCOWI & Ramboll
Constructed byHochtief, Skanska, Højgaard & Schultz and Monberg & Thorsen
Construction start1991
Construction end1998
Opened14 June 1998
Statistics
Toll240.00 DKK ($36.40) per car.[1]

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).[2]

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

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Notes[change | change source]

  1. Storebælt.dk (2013). "Tolls". A/S Storebælt. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  2. 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