Facts, Inside Africa

Top 10 Longest Bridges in Africa

2) Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos (10.5 km)

The Third Mainland Bridge is located in Lagos, Nigeria. The official name of this bridge is the Ibrahim Babangida Bridge. It was opened in 1990. It is the longest of the three bridges connecting Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria, to the mainland. The bridge was built by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC.


1) 6th October Bridge, Cairo (20.5 km)

The 6th October Bridge is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is in fact an elevated highway that is 20.5 km long. The bridge is owned by the Government of Egypt and maintained by General Authority for Roads, Bridges and Land Transport. It is built across the Nile River. Its construction was completed in 1996.


These bridges are helping millions in the African continent.

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