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5 Longest Floating Bridges in the World

Rasshmie Salunkhay Sep 7, 2019
The concept of floating bridges sure is an engineering marvel, here's a series of longest floating bridges around the world which are also known as 'pontoon bridges' on a larger scale.
Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.
-Bruce Jackson
Evergreen Point Floating bridge, also called SR 520 measuring 2,350 meters, is crowned as world's longest floating bridge by book of Guinness World Records.

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With a length of 2,020 meters, Lacey V. Murrow Memorial bridge sprawls its way to being the 2nd longest bridge in the world. It is one among the Interstate 90 floating bridges.
Another one among the Interstate 90 floating bridges pair, Homer M. Hadley Memorial Bridge measures 1,772 meters and is the 5th largest in the world.

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Connecting Olympic to the Kitsap Peninsulas, the magnificent Hood Canal Bridge is considered the longest one in a saltwater basin and 3rd longest in the world, and evaluates to 1,988 meters.
With its floating section estimating at 1,246 meters, Nordhordland Bridge, Norway is the 2nd longest in the country and 7th longest pontoon bridge in the world.

Some Mentionable Bridges

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Queen Emma bridge, Curacao is one of the most beautiful pontoon bridges in the world. It's uniquely hinged and nicknamed as 'The Swinging Old Lady.' Though not the longest it measures upto 167 meters .

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Hobart Bridge was the first of its kind floating bridge in the whole world and stretched over 961 meters. Although it was closed due to a disastrous storm but got replaced with Tasman Bridge.