Talmadge Memorial Bridge



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PROJECT OVERVIEW

Completed in 1991 the new Talmadge Memorial cable-stayed bridge replaced the old cantilever truss bridge which had become a danger for large shipping entering the port in Savannah, Georgia.  The new bridge provides 185 ft., 56.4 m. of vertical navigational clearance. With a main span of 1100 ft., 335 m. and a total length of 1.9 miles, 3.06 km., the new Talmadge Memorial carrier 4 lanes of traffic over the Savannah River with great beauty and style.