The Öland Bridge

Address: Ölandsbron, 386 90 Färjestaden Show map

Address: Ölandsbron, 386 90 Färjestaden

The building of the Öland Bridge officially started on 30 December 1967, and it opened on 30 September 1972.

The bridge was designed and built with reinforced concrete by Swedish bridge-builders. An average of 116 persons worked on the bridge, with approx. 160 construction workers during the most hectic period. Only a third of the structure is visible, the remaining two-thirds is built under the surface of the water. In some places, the foundations of the bridge have been laid 22 metres under the bottom of the Kalmar Straight.

Facts:
The bridge took 4 years and 9 months to build.
The bridge is 6,072 m long and 13 m wide.
At its highest point, it is 41.6 m and at its lowest 6 m.
The vertical clearance is 36 m.
The total cost of the build was 130 MSEK.

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About this activity

  • Phone number
    +46 (0)480-41 77 00
  • Street address 1
    Ölandsbron
  • City (address)
    386 90 Färjestaden
  • Website

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