Lysefjord bridge is a traditional suspension bridge across Lysefjord
in Forsand. The bridge was opened in desember 1997 and is
640 meters (2099.74 feet) long. The main span is 446 meters (1463.25 feet)
and has a sidespan of 193 meters (633.2 feet). Under the bridge there are a
shipclearing of 50 meters (164.04 feet).
In 1999 the bridge won "Butyful Road Award" (Vakre Vegers Pris)
from the Directorate of Public Roads. The reason for the award was that
the Lysefjord bridge did not cause any big impact on the natural surroundings.
The jury said that the bridge where butyful both from distance and close up.