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The Lake Pontchatrain Causeway
also known as the Causeway is the worlds second longest bridge at 23.87 miles behind the Bang Na Expressway (33.51 mi) , the Causeway is the longest bridge in the world over water as of this posting.
The Lake Pontchatrain Causeway crosses over Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana, USA. The bridge connects Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans and Mandeville, Louisiana.
Although I don’t have the numbers on the amount of steel used in the building of this bridge I do know there are over 9000 concrete pillings supporting the bridge.
The The Lake Pontchatrain Causeway first opened in 1956 and was at that time a a two-lane span of 1/100th of a mile. bridges was expanded on and re opened on May 10th, 1969. This bridge is a toll bridge and always has been.
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