Friday, April 24, 2009

Crossing worlds longest bridge - Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is the longest bridge in the world. Its built on lake Pontchartrain thats between New Orleans(South shore) and covington(North shore).

Some facts
  • spanning 23.9 miles from Metairie on the South Shore.
  • Speed limit 70 miles per hour.

    We did not notice the first time we crossed it in the midnight. But now its a feast to the eyes every time we cross it. At the same time its a bridge where we have to drive very carefully as only 2 high speed lanes are the on each side.

    Anonymous said...

    The Qingdao-haiwan sea-bridge is now the longest. The marathon race can be run on this bridge which is 26.4 miles(42.5km) long

    Anonymous said...

    The bridge in china is not the longest remaining over open water... just the longest w/ part of it over open water.