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Kintai Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: 錦帯橋 (Kintai-kyō)
Completion: 1673
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Material: Wooden bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Nishiki River
Coordinates: 34° 10' 3.34" N    132° 10' 42.10" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 5.00 m
total length 193.3m
span lengths 34.8 m - 3 × 35.1 m - 34.8 m
number of spans 5

Materials

piers stone
arches wood

Chronology

1674

Two piers carried away by flooding, reconstructed the same year.

1950

Bridge is destroyed due to flooding caused by typhoon Kezia.

1953

Bridge is carefully reconstructed with scour protection and concrete cores for the piers.

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Participants

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

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002032
  • Date created
    29/09/2001
  • Last Update
    07/02/2016