Erasmusbrug (Erasmus Bridge) is a bridge situated in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The bridge is a combined cable-stayed and bascule bridge that connects the north and south parts of the city. It is named after Desiderius Erasmus, a local that was a prominent Christian renaissance humanist. The bridge opened in 1996, it is 802 metres in length. The bridge was designed by architect Ben Van Berkel, it stretches over the New Meuse.
The bridge is situated near the centre of the city, it connects the north of Rotterdam with the south of Rotterdam. ‘Rotterdam Leuvehaven’ and ‘Wilhelminaplein’ are two metro stops on either side of the bridge. The 8, 12 and 20 trams all stop close to the bridge.
Opening Times and Admission
The bridge is free to cross and free to visit at any hour of any day.