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First Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge

First Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Original name: 来島海峡第一大橋 (Kurushima-Kaikyō Daiichi Ōhashi)
Other name(s): 来島海峡第一大橋 (Kurushima-Kaikyō Daiichi Ōhashi)
Completed in: 1999
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Ohshima, Ehime, Japan, Asia
Mushishima, Ehime, Japan, Asia
Part of:

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 600 m
total length 960.0 m
span lengths 140.0 m - 600.0 m - 170.0 m
suspended length 910.0 m
deck deck depth 2.5 m
deck width 27.0 m

Materials

deck steel
pylons steel

Chronology

1998

A temporary steel platform fails during construction.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20001327
  • Date created
    18/02/2001
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014