Golden Gate Bridge Facts – Interesting Facts about Golden Gate Bridge

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Facts about Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge uses the largest cables, long enough to encircle the world more than 3 times at the equator.

There are approximately 1,200,000 rivets in the Golden Gate Bridge.

Before the bridge was built, the only short route between San Francisco and Marin County was by ferry.

During the Golden Gate Bridge construction, 19 men survived falling from it.

It’s a crime in California to willfully throw or drop anything from the Golden Gate Bridge.

It would cost approximately $1.2 billion to build the bridge today.

The length of the Golden Gate Bridge is 1.7 miles.

Joseph Baerman Strauss is the mastermind behind the Golden Gate Bridge.

Nearly 112,000 cars cross the Golden Gate Bridge every day. That would be 41 million cars a year.

The foghorn is turned on manually.