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Top 10 longest bridges in the world – You won’t believe where Lagos 3rd Mainland Bridge is (With Pictures)

3. United States  Atchafalaya Basin Bridge: 29.3 kms (18.2 miles)

Longest Bridge in the World, Manchac Swamp Bridge

The US has the 6th and 7th longest bridges in the world and both of them are road bridges. They are also both in the southern state of Louisiana.

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway was opened in 1969 and held the record for the longest bridge in the world until 2000 when the Bang Na Expressway took over top spot. The Causeway still holds the record for the longest ‘continuous’ bridge over water.

The Manchac Swamp Bridge takes the I55 over the… Manchac Swamp, running between Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas from LaPlace, west of New Orleans, north to Ponchatoula.

The US also has a number of bridges outside the top 10.

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