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NawlinsTigah270
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10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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5. Bonnet Carré Spillway, La.

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3. Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, La.

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2. Manchac Swamp Bridge, La.

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1. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, La.


Weather.com link

Personally, I was not aware of this


Neauxla
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
We have 3 in the top 10 in the world

LINK


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elprez00
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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3. Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, La.


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1. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, La.


Would've never thought. I guess technically the Atchafalaya hits land a few times between Grosse Tete and Henderson.


Neauxla
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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Would've never thought. I guess technically the Atchafalaya hits land a few times between Grosse Tete and Henderson.
apparently being over land doesn't matter.


Fun Bunch
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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Would've never thought




You didn't know the Causeway was the longest bridge in the US? How did you not know that?


Lester Earl
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
you didnt know the Causeway is the longest bridge over water in the world?


JordonfortheJ
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Member since Mar 2012
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
pretty neat, but not too surprising.


BrotherEsau
Member since Aug 2011
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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you didnt know the Causeway is the longest bridge over water in the world?


I think the Chinese built one that's like 10 feet longer or some shite.

But I don' think that counts. Go USA.


DollaChoppa
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
Driven on 6/10


elprez00
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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you didnt know the Causeway is the longest bridge over water in the world?

I feel like I knew this (or at least should have), but why does it always seem like it takes so much damn longer to drive the Basin Bridge than the Causeway?


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CaptainsWafer
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
Is it not a bridge of its over land?


DanTiger
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
The top Chinese bridge is 102 miles long. That is pretty ridiculous. On another note I don't believe they should count bridges that have exits or they should only count the portions with no exits. A traditional bridge does not let one exit while crossing a river. According to my guidelines the Causeway is No.1


Golfer
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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Driven on 6/10


8/10 here...


CaptainsWafer
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
Guys, you know this is the OT. In a minute, someone will claim they've driven 12/10, and helped build 5 with their bare hands.


ETA, they WNHI though.
This post was edited on 9/19 at 2:32 pm


LSUJuice
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
They've all gotten road head on every one of them. From an OT 9.5.


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Bama and Beer
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
Congrats?


LSUBoo
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Member since Mar 2006
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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Driven on 6/10



Same here... although surprisingly not the Manchac Swamp bridge... never had a reason to drive that stretch of I-55.


fightin tigers
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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never had a reason to drive that stretch of I-55.


Thin fried catfish isn't a good enough reason?


MrFreakinMiyagi
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
I hate driving over the Sunshine Skyway


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LSUBoo
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re: 10 Longest Bridges in US (4 of top 5 in LA)
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Thin fried catfish isn't a good enough reason?



No, I guess not.


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