The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel arch bridge that crosses over the Sydney Harbour. The Sydney Harbour Bridge supports all sizes and weights of vehicles, and has a path for pedestrians to cross. It was officially opened on 19 March 1932, after AU£6.25 million, and 8 years of construction, the bridge was opened to the public. The Bridge was nicknamed “The Coathanger” due to its shape and structure. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is within sight of the Sydney Opera House, making this a hot tourist spot in Australia. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is the sixth longest Arch Bridge in the world, and it holds the record for the tallest arch bridge in the world.