The High Coast Bridge


The High Coast Bridge is a mighty piece of architecture that you pass if you drive on the main road, E4, between the city of Härnösand and the village of Ullånger. The building of the bridge was initiated in 1993 and was finished in 1997. The Golden Gate bridge in San Fransisco was used as a role model. With its 180 meter above the water surface, the High Coast Bridge is one of the tallest buildings in Sweden. The span of the bridge is the longest in Sweden, with its 1210 meters. At the north pylon of the bridge you can find the High Coast Hotel.

Prior to the existence of the High Coast Bridge, heavy vehicles had to drive a 40 kilometer reroute to pass the river (on the still operational Sandö Bridge). From a technical standpoint, the High Coast Bridge is advanced, with complex work both under and far above the water surface. The project cost was 2,1 billion Swedish crowns.

Facts about the High Coast Bridge:

Length: 1800m
Width: 17,8 m
Height: 180m

Concrete:: 40 000 m³
Steell : 14 000 ton
Steel wire: 8 500 ton
Soil: 50 000 m³
Stone: 20 000 m³
Maximum sail height: 40 m
Span between the pylons: 1 210 m
Surface treatment / paint: 60 000 m²

If you drive the E4 north, you will pass the High Coast Bridge about 20 km north of Härnösand, or a few kilometers south of Ullånger. We can recommend a stop at the High Coast Hotel to enjoy some coffee, enjoy the view and why not spend a night or two at the most popular accommodation in the area? Don’t forget to bring the camera. The High Coast Bridge is a perfect picture, independent of weather, time of year, and angle!

South and north of the bridge, you find connection roads to the inland. If you are driving in winter, be careful since the snow clearance is not perfect here, and accidents do happen.

Accommodation near the High Coast Bridge:

High Coast Hotel

Björkuddens hotel and restaurant

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Daniel Karlsson
Daniel Karlsson
17:02 19 Aug 21
Interesting place and fantastic view of the bridge. But way too busy with people to be really relaxing, in my opinion.
wajira karunarathna
wajira karunarathna
15:57 18 Aug 21
Nice place
08:05 03 Aug 21
All the Höga Kusten area is amazing for hiking (if you get lucky with the weather) 😃
Birger Tommos
Birger Tommos
08:39 04 Jul 21
Armin Vallek Bergstedt
Armin Vallek Bergstedt
05:00 25 May 21
Beautiful view!
Marcin K
Marcin K
21:00 07 Aug 20
I preferre this to the Golden Gate! Nice views, super cool playground for kids, nice local products in the gift shop.... And the view is more
Niklas Ljung
Niklas Ljung
11:47 22 Jul 20
Bad markings to photo area
E Duberg
E Duberg
10:59 09 Jul 20
Great view, nice restaurant & cafe, amazing playground for kids!!
Weyenberg Ravi
Weyenberg Ravi
14:59 09 Jun 20
Verry nice
Hasan Homsi
Hasan Homsi
13:30 08 Jun 20
Nice bridge
Martin Forhaug
Martin Forhaug
08:35 12 Oct 19
Spectacular Bridge in a extrordinary landscape. Stop by to have a Swedish fika overlooking the bridge is a... more
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