National Trust of Guyana

Canje Bridge

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The Canje Bridge at Fort Canje, Berbice was erected as a replacement for the Canje Swing Bridge. It was opened on February 23, 1978, by the then Minister of Works and Transport, Steve Naraine. Designed by American firm Raymond and Harris Corporation of New York, the bridge has a width of 10 metres (33 feet), a length of 527.9 metres (1,732 feet) and height of 12.1 metres (40 feet).