The spectacular San Luis Pass Bridge in Texas

Located at the south-western end of Galveston Island off the shores of the U.S. state of Texas, the San Luis Pass Bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

San Luis Pass bridge

The bridge, also known as San Luis Pass-Vacek Toll Bridge, is 1.3 miles long and fully paved. The road over the bridge is called County Rd 257 (or Bluewater highway). Historically, San Luis Pass has been a popular "back entry" into Galveston Bay for smugglers and pirates. Expect fog and mist often. The bridge was built in 1970.