Longest Suspension Bridges in the US
A bridge unites two worlds longing to meet. The United States of America is known for building engineering marvels like suspension bridges.
An iconic landmark of San Francisco, The Golden Gate Bridge is a orange-colored suspension bridge that spans majestically across the San Francisco Bay. Visible from all five boroughs of New York City and New Jersey, the double-decked Verrazano-Narrows has the longest bridge span in the Americas. The bridge is a critical link in the highway system and marks the gateway to New York Harbor.
The Mackinac Bridge connects the Upper and Lower peninsula of the Michigan state. The George Washington Bridge spans the Hudson River between the Washington Heights neighborhood (Manhattan) in NYC and Fort Lee, New Jersey. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of suspension bridges over Puget Sound in Washington. The Delaware Memorial Bridge is a set of twin bridges spanning the Delaware River. The green-colored Walt Whitman Bridge links Philadelphia to New Jersey.
Longest U.S. Suspension Bridges
|1||Verrazano-Narrows||Lower New York Bay||4,260|
|2||Golden Gate||San Francisco Bay||4,200|
|3||Mackinac||Mackinac Straits, Mich.||3,800|
|4||George Washington||Hudson River at New York City||3,500|
|5||Tacoma Narrows II||Puget Sound at Tacoma, Wash.||2,800|
|6||Al Zampa Memorial Bridge -||Carquinez Strait, CA, USA||2,388|
|7||San Francisco-Oakland Bay||San Francisco Bay||2,310|
|8||Bronx-Whitestone||East River, New York City||2,300|
|9||Delaware Memorial||Delaware River near Wilmington, Del.||2,150|
|10||Walt Whitman||Delaware River at Philadelphia||2,000|
Last Updated Date: June 17, 2016