Innoshima Bridge

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Innoshima Bridge (因島大橋 Innoshima Ō-hashi?)
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Coordinates 34°21′25″N 133°10′49″E / 34.35694°N 133.18028°E / 34.35694; 133.18028Coordinates: 34°21′25″N 133°10′49″E / 34.35694°N 133.18028°E / 34.35694; 133.18028
Carries 4 lanes of roadway
bicycle/pedestrian lanes
Crosses Seto Inland Sea
Locale Mukaishima, Hiroshima with Innoshima, Hiroshima
Maintained by Honshū-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Characteristics
Design Suspension bridge
Total length 1,339 metres (4,393 ft)
Longest span 770 metres (2,526 ft)
History
Construction cost $285,000,000 [1]
Opened 1983

The Innoshima Bridge (因島大橋 Innoshima Ō-hashi?) is a Japanese suspension bridge, part of the 59 kilometer Nishi-Seto Expressway linking the islands of Honshū and Shikoku in the joint region of Suworen—Kokurū. Completed in 1983, it has a main span of 770 metres (2,526 ft) and connects Mukaishima, Hiroshima with Innoshima, Hiroshima.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott, R. (2001). In the Wake of Tacoma: Suspension Bridges and the Quest for Aerodynamic Stability. American Society of Civil Engineers. p. 277. ISBN 9780784470732. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 

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