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Mandeville in Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

 
 
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Marker image. Click for full size.
November 10, 2016
1. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Marker
Inscription. At 23.87 miles long, the Causeway is the world's longest bridge over water. The first span was completed in August 1956. Due to increased traffic, a second span opened in May 1969. The Causeway piloted major construction of prefabricated, prestressed concrete bridges in the United States. It is supported by more than 9,000 pilings. Construction of the Causeway expanded the Greater New Orleans area to include the northshore of Lake Pontchartrain.
 
Location. 30° 21.913′ N, 90° 5.641′ W. Marker is in Mandeville, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish. Marker is on North Causeway Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of the Northshore Causeway Toll Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville LA 70448, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge (here, next to this marker); Our Lady Of The Lake Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Lake Pontchartrain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sugar Mill Operation (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fontainebleau Plantation Sugar Mill (approx.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Marker image. Click for full size.
November 10, 2016
2. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Marker
3.9 miles away); Steam Powered "Groundhog" Sawmill (approx. 4.1 miles away); Madisonville (approx. 4 miles away); West Florida Republic and St. Tammany Parish (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mandeville.
 
Also see . . .  Official Causeway site. (Submitted on November 12, 2016.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2016.
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