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Lake Ponchartrain Causeway, World's Longest Bridge over water is 24 miles. Links New Orleans, LA on the south to Mandeville, LA on the north.

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Lake Pontchartrain Bridge (in Southern Louisiana), the longest bridge (continuous) over water in the world.

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The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge stretches 24 miles from New Orleans to St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The two parallel bridges are supported by 9,500 concrete pilings and feature bascule spans over the navigation channel 8 miles south of the north shore. The southern terminus of the Causeway is in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The northern terminus is at Mandeville, Louisiana.

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This bridge used to scare me when I was little because, once you are in the middle of the bridge, you cannot see land in any direction. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway - New Orleans, Louisiana

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Lake Ponchatrain is the second-largest inland saltwater body of water in the United States, after the Great Salt Lake in Utah, and the largest lake in Louisiana. As an estuary, Pontchartrain is not a true lake. (Pictured: the Ponchatrain Causeway)

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Lake Pontchartrain Causeway consists of two parallel bridges that are the world’s longest bridge in total length. Total length of the two bridges is 23.87 miles. The bridges are supported by 9,500 concrete pilings and feature bascule spans over the navigation channel 8 miles south of the north shore. The southern terminus of the Causeway is in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The northern terminus is at Mandeville, Louisiana. #NewOrleans #Pontchartrain #Bridges

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