Memorial Bridge - database entry
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.