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​The Nelson Mandela Bridge
the_nelson_mandela_bridge.jpgParis has its Eiffel Tower, New York its Statue of Liberty, Sydney its Harbour Bridge. Johannesburg has the largest cable-stayed bridge in southern Africa. Who else to name it after but Nelson Mandela, the man who led South Africa across the apartheid divide?​

Two years and R38-million in the making, the spectacular Nelson Mandela Bridge has emerged as a new landmark in Gauteng, and holds out the promise of a rejuvenated Johannesburg inner city.

The 284-metre long bridge crosses over 42 operational railway lines in linking Braamfontein and the north of Johannesburg to Newtown in the heart of the city's central business district, and is the centre-piece of a R300-million inner city renewal project driven by the province's economic development initiative, Blue IQ.

Photo from Brand South Africa​