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Øresund Bridge

Øresund Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Railroad (railway) bridge
Built: 1996 - 2000
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden, Europe
Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark, Europe
  • Øresund
Part of:

Technical Information


main span 490 m
total length 7 845 m
suspended length 1092 m
clearance 57 m
deck width 23.5 m
pylon pylon height 203.5 m


structural steel 82 000 t
concrete volume 320 000 m3
reinforcing steel 60 000 t
steel for cable-stays 2 300 t


superstructure steel
substructure reinforced concrete
pylons reinforced concrete

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14 August 1999

The last span is lifted into place, Prince Frederik of Denmark and Princess Victoria of Sweden exchange kisses on the bridge.

1 July 2000

Opened for traffic across the link.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000333
Created: 15/08/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013