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Golden Gate Brig
GoldenGateBridge-001.jpg
A view o the Golden Gate Brig frae the Marin Heidlands in Januar 2007.
Coordinates 37°49′11″N 122°28′43″W / 37.81972°N 122.47861°W / 37.81972; -122.47861Coordinates: 37°49′11″N 122°28′43″W / 37.81972°N 122.47861°W / 37.81972; -122.47861
Carries 6 lanes o US 101 / SR 1 (see ablo), pedestrians an bicycles
Crosses Golden Gate
Locale San Francisco, Californie an Marin Coonty, Californie, U.S.
Mainteened bi Golden Gate Brig, Highway an Transportation Destrict[1]
Chairacteristics
Design Suspension, truss arch & truss causeways
Material Steel
Tot lenth 8,981 ft (2,737.4 m),[2] about 1.7 mi (2.7 km)
Width 90 ft (27.4 m)
Hicht 746 ft (227.4 m)
Langest span 4,200 ft (1,280.2 m)[3]
Clearance abuin 14 ft (4.3 m) at toll gates, heicher truck loads possible
Clearance ablo 220 ft (67.1 m) at Tide
History
Designer Joseph Strauss, Irving Morrow, an Charles Ellis
Construction begin Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000).
Construction end Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000).
Opened  27, 1937; 81 years ago (1937-05-27)
Statistics
Daily traffic 110,000[4]
Toll Caurs (soothboond anly)
$7.00 (Pay bi plate), $6.00 (FasTrak), $4.00 (carpuils durin peak oors, FasTrak anly)
Golden Gate Brig is locatit in Californie
Golden Gate Brig
Location on a cairt o Californie
Invalid designation
Designatit June 18, 1987[5]
Reference no. 974
Designatit Mey 21, 1999[6]
Reference no. 222
San Francisco Bay Bridges map en.svg

The Golden Gate Brig is a suspension brig spannin the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-lang channel atween San Francisco Bay an the Paceefic Ocean.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Golden Gate Transportation District". Goldengate.org. Retrieved June 20, 2010. 
  2. Golden Gate Bridge at Structurae
  3. Denton, Harry et al. (2004) "Lonely Planet San Francisco" Lonely Planet, United States, ISBN 1-74104-154-6
  4. "Annual Vehicle Crossings and Toll Revenues, FY 1938 to FY 2011". Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  5. "Golden Gate Bridge". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  6. "City of San Francisco Designated Landmarks". City of San Francisco. Retrieved October 21, 2012.