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Rama VIII Bridge

Rama VIII Bridge
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General Information

Beginning of works: 1999
Completion: 7 May 2002
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel-reinforced concrete composite bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Crosses:
  • Chao Phraya River
Coordinates: 13° 46' 8.03" N    100° 29' 49.38" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 300 m
total length 475 m

Materials

superstructure composite steel-reinforced concrete

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Heidengren, Charles R. Regal Crossing in "Civil Engineering Magazine", July 2003, n. 7 v. 73
  • Meyrick, Simon Fit for a king in "Bridge Design & Engineering", 1st Quarter 2002, n. 26 v. 8
  • Nanakorn, Chaiyuth & Chitnuyanondh, Larp Rama VIII Bridge, Bangkok, Thailand in "Structural Engineering International", August 2002, n. 3 v. 12
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000911
  • Date created
    07/09/2000
  • Last Update
    18/02/2015