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​​Nelson Mandela Bridge
Mandela Bridge.jpg​The Nelson Mandela Bridge is a landmark gateway into Newtown. The 295 metre long, cable-stayed bridge can accommodate over 3 000 vehicles per hour. In order to cater for the walking visitor, the bridge has pedestrian walkways and when lit, provides a spectacular new element to the Joburg skyline.

The bridge spans the main Braamfontein railway yards, forming part of the new link joining Braamfontein in the north and Newtown in the south. The former state president Nelson Mandela officially opened the bridge on 20 July 2003, two days after his 85th birthday.

Photo from Brand South Africa​