Here are the longest bridges in Africa (Lagos Third Mainland Bridge in list)

Here are the longest bridges in Africa (Lagos Third Mainland Bridge in list)

Gutysnaij walks you through on all longest bridges in Africa and how they have made impact till date. They are the longest bridges on the continent

Here are the longest bridges in Africa

The Lagos third Mainland Bridge used to be the longest bridge in African not until 1996 when the 6th October Bridge was built in Cairo.

Here are the list:

1 6th October Bridge

Here are the longest bridges in Africa (Lagos Third Mainland Bridge in list)


The 6th October Bridge is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is a highway that is 20.5km long. The bridge is built across the Nile River and was completed in 1996.

2 Third Mainland Bridge

Here are the longest bridges in Africa (Lagos Third Mainland Bridge in list)


The Third Mainland Bridge, also known as the Ibrahim Babangida Bridge, is a 10.5 km bridge in Lagos, Nigeria. It was opened in 1990 and is one of the three bridges connecting the Lagos Island to the Lagos mainland.

3 Suez Canal Bridge

Here are the longest bridges in Africa (Lagos Third Mainland Bridge in list)
Suez Canal Bridge


The Suaz Canal Bridge is located El Qantara in Egypt, spanning over a distance of 3.9 km and connecting Africa and Eurasia. It is also called Shohada 25 January Bridge.

4 Mozambique Island Bridge


Mozambique Island Bridge is located on the Island of Mozambique. It is a 3.8 km bridge crossing over the Indian Ocean and connecting the Island of Mozambique to the mainland. It was completed in 1969.

5 Dona Ana Bridge

Here are the longest bridges in Africa (Lagos Third Mainland Bridge in list)
Dona Ana Bridge


Dona Ana Bridge is a rail bridge, built across the Zambezi River. It spans a distance of 3.67 km and connects the towns of Mutarara and Vila de Sena. It was completed in 1934.

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