Demerara Harbour Bridge, Georgetown

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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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  • The Demerara Harbour Bridge is a landmark and a major transportation link between the East bank and the West bank of the Demerara River. The bridge was commissioned in July 1978 and was design to last...  more »
  • This experience is just for the bragging rights. Going over a bridge isn't all that special. But the idea of going over a bridge that is the longest (even in the specific category of pontoon bridges) ...  more »
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  • I grewup with the bridge and I'll have to that that it was never my favorite. But going back there now I can see and feel the improvement.
  • Good place to visit and see a large floating bridge in the world.
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