Sidney Lanier Bridge

  • picture of Sidney Lanier Bridge
  • picture of Sidney Lanier Bridge
  • picture of Sidney Lanier Bridge
  • picture of Sidney Lanier Bridge
  • picture of Sidney Lanier Bridge
StedBrunswick, Georgia, USA
CrossesBrunswick River
StatusIn use
Open2003
FunctionRoad bridge
DesignSuspension bridge
Length2 371 m
Height150 m
Clearance below56 m
Longest span381 m
Width24 m
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The Sidney Lanier Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Brunswick River in Georgia in the United States. The bridge is part of the highway U.S. Route 17. Construction of the bridge began in 1997 and in 2003 it opened. The bridge replaced the original Sidney Lanier Bridge that opened in 1956.
The Sidney Lanier Bridge is 2,371 meters long and has a span of 381 meters. The bridge is named after the poet Sidney Lanier who was from the state of Georgia.
Every year a bridge race is organized over the bridge, during the race the south side of the bridge is closed to traffic.