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US Map shows location of longest suspension bridges in the United States according to the length of their main span. While Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in Lower New York Bay has the longest suspension bridge with feet 4,260 and number two is Golden Gate in San Francisco Bay with feet 4,200.


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Description : US Map showing location of longest suspension bridges in the United States. Disclaimer

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

RankNameLocationFeet
1Verrazano-NarrowsLower New York Bay4,260
2Golden GateSan Francisco Bay4,200
3MackinacMackinac Straits, Mich.3,800
4George WashingtonHudson River at New York City3,500
5Tacoma Narrows IIPuget Sound at Tacoma, Wash.2,800
6Al Zampa Memorial Bridge -Carquinez Strait, CA, USA2,388
7San Francisco-Oakland BaySan Francisco Bay2,310
8Bronx-WhitestoneEast River, New York City2,300
9Delaware MemorialDelaware River near Wilmington, Del.2,150
10Walt WhitmanDelaware River at Philadelphia2,000

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Last Updated Date: June 17, 2016



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