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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  • If i am not mistaken,it was once the longest floating bridge in the world.Not very sure if it still is. It's a decent bridge which has made the travel time much shorter except for the peak hours... 
    If i am not mistaken,it was once the longest floating bridge in the world.Not very sure if it still is. It's a decent bridge which has made the travel time much shorter except for the peak hours...  more »
  • Built by the Chinese to get across both coasts it’s an improvement over the old days of taking a big boat. Gets backed up easily so during rush hour have patience 
    Built by the Chinese to get across both coasts it’s an improvement over the old days of taking a big boat. Gets backed up easily so during rush hour have patience  more »
  • had never experienced this before so it was exciting to cross the river. not used to such wide rivers. Amazing experience 
    had never experienced this before so it was exciting to cross the river. not used to such wide rivers. Amazing experience  more »
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  • Beautiful river as big as River Ganga in India .... A bridge connects people on both banks.
  • Its great. Very good
  • Love goin on this bridge.
  • Easy to cross with the new payment system.
  • Busy during the morning from 6am- 9am and during the afternoons from 4pm-7pm. Be sure to check the facebook page for schedule closures to vehicular traffic and also check for schedule maintenance.

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