Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
a US freeway in south-eastern Louisiana which is the world’s longest road built over water. It is 25 miles (40 kilometres) long and opened in 1957. New Orleans is at its southern end. The shallow salt-water Lake Pontchartain is close to the Gulf of Mexico and has an area of 625 square miles (1 619 square kilometres).

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