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General description for Golden Gate Bridge

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|  on Oct 18, 2011 9:32:52 AM  |  written by I-shalein
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Many believe the Golden Gate Bridge to be one of the world's most beautiful bridges and it draws an estimated nine million visitors annually.
 
Golden Gate Bridge - Icon of the USA
The suspension bridge gets its name from the Golden Gate which it spans. The Golden Gate is where the San Fransisco Bay opens into the Pacific Ocean. The Bridge is on the famous US Route 101 and the Californian State Route 1 and is one of the symbols and icons of California and the United States of America.
 
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge
Pedestrians, Bikes and Wheelchairs are allowed to cross the bridge's sidewalks during daylight hours. Animals, other than service animals, are not allowed.
 
Pedestrian Access
The sidewalk is open 365 days a year. In Winter gates are open from 5am - 6pm in Summer 5am - 9pm.
 
Bicycle Access
Cyclists have access to the sidewalks 24 hours a day.
 
Toll
Pedestrians and cyclists do not need to pay a toll. Car toll depends on number of Axcels and ranges from $6 for 2-Axcles to $31 for 7-Axels or more.

  • Official website: http://goldengatebridge.org