The bridge was built during the era of the former governor of Alexandria, “Abd al-Salam al-Mahjoub,” who took care of the traffic in the governorate. Indeed, that bridge solved this traffic problem, as Alexandria suffers from severe congestion in the summer, due to the preference of some residents of other governorates to spend the summer vacation there through Egypt Travel Packages.
Between Qaitbay Citadel and Al-Montazah Palace that you can see during your Egypt Cheap Budget Tour, the Stanley Bridge was constructed to be the first bridge to cross the surface of the Mediterranean waters. The bridge was constructed in one direction parallel to Corniche Road, with a length of (400) meters and a width of approximately (21) meters which you can discover during one of Egypt Day Tours.
The Stanley Bridge was named after the neighborhood in which it is located, as the Stanley neighborhood is considered one of the widest and largest neighborhoods in that picturesque city, and the name Stanley is attributed to the English traveler Henry Morton Stanley, who is considered one of the most important discoverers of the world and you can know more about it during Cairo Day Tours, as he was able to discover the sources of the Nile at Lake Victoria in 2000. (1875 AD), and his name was given to the most beautiful neighborhoods of Alexandria in his honor that you can visit during Alexandria Shore Excursions.
The Arab Contractors Company built the Stanley Bridge during the era of the late President “Mohamed Hosni Mubarak” at a cost estimated at (30) million Egyptian pounds.
The Stanley Bridge was inaugurated on the second of September in the year (2001 AD), and despite the smallness of the bridge you can know more about it through Egypt Luxury Tours, it was able to be unique in its design and beauty, and it became the first bridge to be built on a bay out of (28) bays owned by Alexandria, but Stanley Bay remains the most beautiful and famous of them in addition to being an unforgettable destination can be discovered through Egypt Classic Tours.
The shape and design of the bridge are one of the most important factors for its popularity, as the bridge was designed in the “Italian Florentine” style, inspired by the magnificent Montazah Palace architecture, in addition to its wonderful appearance, which is very similar to royal palaces, and the lighting spread along the bridge adds a wonderful scene that can give unforgettable moments through your vacation during Egypt Easter Tours.
The bridge was designed to solve the problem of traffic congestion, as it was built in the most narrow area with zigzags. It was able to provide more irrigated areas. The length of the bridge reached (400) meters and its width reaches (21) meters in one direction parallel to the Alexandria Corniche, which facilitated movement.