Golden Gate Bridge

  • photo of Golden Gate Bridge
  • photo of Golden Gate Bridge
  • photo of Golden Gate Bridge
  • photo of Golden Gate Bridge
  • photo of Golden Gate Bridge
  • photo of Golden Gate Bridge
LocationSan Francisco, California, USA
CrossesGolden Gate
Statusin use
Opened1937
ArchitectJoseph Strauss
FunctionRoad bridge and Footbridge
AADT 2012106169 vehicles
DesignSuspension bridge
Length2 737 m
Height227 m
Clearance below67 m
Longest span1 280 m
Width27 m
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About Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge is one of the worlds most famous bridges, it is in San Francisco, California, America. The bridge connects San Francisco with Marin County.
The bridge is a suspension bridge, and was the largest suspension bridge until 1964. Construction of the bridge began in 1933 and in 1937 the bridge was finished. Golden Gate Bridge is 2737 long and thelargest the span is 1280 meters. The bridge has six lanes, since there is so much traffic, it has a center strip of road that moved the morning is the busiest into the city, so there are four lanes into the city, in the afternoon the reverse is four lanes from city.