Demerara Harbour Bridge, Georgetown

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Bridge · Landmark
Take a drive across the engineering phenomenon that is Demerara Harbour Bridge. This structure stretches 1.8 km (1.15 mi) across the Demerara River and is one of the longest floating bridges in the world. The bridge has a 7.9 m (26 ft) vertical clearance for smaller watercraft and two retracting spans creating a 77.4 m (254 ft) horizontal clearance for larger vessels. Use our Georgetown trip itinerary builder app to visit Demerara Harbour Bridge on your trip to Georgetown, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Built by the Chinese to get across both coasts it’s an improvement over the old days of taking a big boat. Gets backed up easily so during rush hour have patience  more »
  • had never experienced this before so it was exciting to cross the river. not used to such wide rivers. Amazing experience  more »
  • Water looks so beautiful when u crossing over
  • Not sure if it is still The longest Floating Bridge in the world... The most efficient way to get to the western side of the Demerara river and backbone to the regions...

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