Bakke Bridge

  • picture of Bakke Bridge
  • picture of Bakke Bridge
  • picture of Bakke Bridge
Original nameBakke bru
LocationFlekkefjord, Agder, Norway
CrossesSiraelva
StatusIn use
Open1844
ArchitectGeorg Daniel Barth Johnson
FunctionRoad bridge
DesignSuspension bridge
Longest span52 m
See bridge in maps

Bakke bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the Sira River in Flekkefjord municipality in Norway. Construction of the bridge began in 1841 and it opened in 1844. Work on the bridge was planned and led by road master Georg Daniel Barth Johnson and Christian Vilhelm Bergh
It was part of Vestlandske Hovedvei between Kristiansand and Kristiania (Oslo). Bakke bridge is the Nordic region's first large suspension bridge and it was protected in 1959.