7 Mind Blowing Fact About Golden Gate Bridge - Facts Did You Know?

7 Interesting Fact About Golden Gate Bridge, The Golden Gate Bridge was once the longest suspension bridge on the planet. When it was manufactured, it was the longest suspension bridge on the planet with a total suspension length of 4,200 feet. In 1964, it was outperformed by a scaffold in New York. Today it's the ninth longest suspension bridge on the planet. 

Development on the Golden Gate Bridge started on January 5, 1933, in the midsts of the Great Depression. The scaffold completed in front of a plan for 1937 and came in under spending plan. The extension is named after the Golden Gate Strait, or, in other words to the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean. 



There are two towers that hold up the two steel links tying down the scaffold. Additionally, there are around 80,000 miles of wire inside every one of the two steel links. The towers stand 726 feet over the water and 500 feet above road level. They weigh 44,000 tons each and are 4,200 feet separated from one another.


7 interesting Fact About Golden Gate Bridge


1.   The complete weight of the Golden Gate Bridge is 804,672 tons. 


2.   There's a zipper truck on the Golden Gate Bridge that moves the median from one lane to another to increase traffic flow in either direction. 


3.   The complete length of the Golden Gate Bridge is 2.73 km.  


4.   The Golden Gate Bridge is around 60 times heavier than the Brooklyn Bridge.  


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5.   As of January 2014, 2,025,883,491 vehicles have crossed the Golden Gate Bridge. 


6.   Altogether, 11 men were died during the construction of this bridge and on Feb 2017 12 men fell through the net and just 2 of them survive.  


7.   The Golden Gate Bridge total cost is about $35 million.  

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