Monday, March 19, 2007

Distance

Lions' Gate Bridge was built in 1937. The total length of the bridge ridge including the north viaduct is 1,823 metres (5,890 feet). The length including approach spans is 1,517.3 m (4,978 ft), the main span alone is 472 m (1,550 ft), the tower height is 111 m (364 ft), and it has a ship's clearance of 61 m (200 ft).

Lion's Gate Bridge
Lion's Gate Bridge, Vancouver, B.C.

3 comments:

MXI said...

Oh memories,haven't been stuck on that bridge in years.

Groovy Lady said...

Good lord.. I would freak if I was stuck on that bridge, lol.

Uisce said...

OMG that's scary looking! I'm sure it's not so bad when you're driving on it but from this angle, no thanks! :)