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Bay Bridge

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Ken Mignosa's course in the Five Bridges Swim in San Francisco Bay, California on 26-27 May 2019
Ken Mignosa swimming in the Five Bridges Swim in San Francisco Bay, California on 26-27 May 2019

The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California. As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 260,000 vehicles a day on its two decks.

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The Five Bridges Swim was a marathon swim attempt by Ken Mignosa in San Francisco Bay on 26-27 May 2019. His attempt on 26-27 May 2019 took over 21 hours. Assisted by crew chief Robin Rose and Kelley Prebil, Cathy Harrington and Evan Morrison, the swim is recognized by the Marathon Swimmers Federation as the 47.8 km Dumbarton Rail Bridge to Anita Rock course. The original 52 km course started at the Dumbarton Rail Bridge, then proceeded to the Dumbarton Bridge, the San Mateo Bridge, the Bay Bridge, and finally to the Golden Gate Bridge.

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