Queen Alexandrine Bridge

The Queen Alexandrine bridge is a road arch bridge that crosses Ulv Sund between the islands of Zeeland and Mon in Denmark.


Photo 1, Queen Alexandrine bridge, Denmark


Queen Alexandrine bridge

Official name                Dronning Alexandrines Bro

Locale                          Zeeland and Mon, Denmark

Carries                         Motor vehicles

Crosses                         Ulv Sund

Design                          Arch bridge

Total length                 746 metres 

Width                          10,7 metres 

Longest span                127,5 metres 

Clearance below          26 metres 

Opening date               1943

It was the main road connection between the islands until the Faro Bridges were opened in 1985, which now provide a road link ro the western end of Mon.

Construction commenced 1939 and the bridge was opened on 30 May 1943. It is of steel arched construction, having 10 piers in the sea from which the arches spring.

The bridge is named after Queen Alexandrine, consort of King Christian X of Denmark.

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