The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Saturday, 16th April 2005 by

Following on from my previous post, I'd like to proudly present the world's longest bridge. Yes it's true, no bridge in the entire world is any longer (check for yourself at the Guinness World Records site).

At a staggering 23 miles long, this thing is nearly unbelievable. It must take at least 25 minutes to get across it, assuming you were hitting the speed limit all the way! The bridge joins Mandeville and Metairie in Louisiana, and each week day over 30,000 cars use it to cross Lake Pontchartrain.

Long Bridge