Gandy Bridge

The historic Gandy Bridge in Florida

Located in Florida, USA, Gandy Bridge is 14,859 feet (4.529m) long over the sea. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

How long is the Gandy Bridge in Florida?

The bridge, also known as Friendship Trail Bridge, spans Old Tampa Bay, running from St. Petersburg (Pinellas County) and Tampa (Hillsborough County). It carries the U.S. Route 92 or U.S. Highway 92 (US 92). It’s 14,859 feet (4.529m) long. If you fear being on a small road close to the water, don't ever drive from Tampa to Clearwater. Not too congested unless it is around rush hour.

When was the Gandy Bridge built?

The original Gandy Bridge began construction in 1922 and opened on November 20, 1924. This critical piece of infrastructure cost $3 million to build at that time and was one of the longest bridges in the world.

 

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