Skansen Bridge

  • photo of Skansen Bridge
  • photo of Skansen Bridge
  • photo of Skansen Bridge
  • photo of Skansen Bridge
Original nameSkansen jernbanebro
LocationTrondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
CrossesVestre kanalhavn
Statusin use
Open1918
ArchitectJoseph B. Strauss
FunctionRailway bridge Moveable bridge
DesignTruss bridge
Length52 m
Clearance below4 m
See bridge in maps

Skansen Bridge is a railway bridge, opened in 1918. The bridge goes over to Brattøya from the mainland and leads trains on Rørosbanen, Dovrebanen and Trønderbanen to Trondheim station. The bridge is a Bascule bridge that can be opened to boat traffic going under. The bridge was designed by Joseph Strauss who was responsible for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
In January 2006 listed Directorate for Cultural Heritage bridge.