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General Information

Completion: 20 October 2009
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge

Location

Location: ,
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Coordinates: 8° 30' 26.22" N    81° 11' 29" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 396 m

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

Excerpt from Wikipedia

Kinniya Bridge is the longest bridge in Sri Lanka with a length of 396 metres (1,299 ft). It crosses the lagoon area surrounded by Koddiyar Bay and Tambalagam Bay. It links Trincomalee with Kinniya, enabling civilians to cross the Kinniya lagoon to reach Kinniya and Muttur areas by the A15 highway. The bridge was completed and declared open on 20 October 2009 by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Prior to that, the Manampitiya Bridge was Sri Lanka's longest bridge. The bridge was built with the financial assistance of the Saudi Arabian government.

Text imported from Wikipedia article "Kinniya Bridge" and modified on 23 July 2019 under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • Structure-ID
    20072025
  • Published on:
    31/10/2016
  • Last updated on:
    31/10/2016