List of crossings of the Chao Phraya River

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The Chao Phraya River flows through Central Thailand from the confluence of the Ping and Nan Rivers at in Nakhon Sawan Province southward to its mouth in Samut Prakan Province, where it drains into the Gulf of Thailand. The river has long served as an important channel of water transport, although it was only after the opening of Rama VI Bridge in 1927 that a permanent land transport structure existed over the river. This page lists permanent crossings of the Chao Phraya, starting from the river mouth and continuing upstream to its source.

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Crossing Date opened Photo Type Total length
(m)
Location Coordinates Notes
Samut Prakan Province
Kanchanaphisek Bridge 2007 Kanchanaphisek bridge 01.JPG Cable-stayed bridge 951 m Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 13°38′05″N 100°32′15″E / 13.634831°N 100.537477°E / 13.634831; 100.537477 The bridge was designed by Parsons Brinckerhoff. The bridge is part of the Outer Ring Road network, thus there is a toll for its use.
Bhumibol 2 Bridge 2006 Chao Phraya Phra Pradaeng Mega Bridge 2-edit.jpg Cable-stayed bridge 582m Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 13°39′55″N 100°32′22″E / 13.66528°N 100.53944°E / 13.66528; 100.53944 The unofficial name "Mega Bridge" was also widely used.
Bangkok
Bhumibol 1 Bridge 2006 Chao Phraya Phra Pradaeng Mega Bridge 1.jpg Cable-stayed bridge 702m Yan Nawa District, Bangkok, and Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 13°39′55″N 100°32′22″E / 13.66528°N 100.53944°E / 13.66528; 100.53944 The unofficial name "Mega Bridge" was also widely used.
Rama IX Bridge 1987 Rama IX Bridge-2.jpg Cable-stayed bridge 781.20 m Rat Burana and Yan Nawa Districts, Bangkok 13°40′55″N 100°31′08″E / 13.682058°N 100.519001°E / 13.682058; 100.519001 The bridge was named in honour of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 60th birthday; the opening date coincides with the King's birthday. It was the first cable-stayed bridge in Thailand and had the second longest cable-stayed span in the world when it opened in 1987.
Krungthep Bridge 1959 Bascule bridge
Truss bridge
626.25 m Thonburi and Bang Kho Laem Districts, Bangkok 13°42′4″N 100°29′30″E / 13.70111°N 100.49167°E / 13.70111; 100.49167 Constructed by Fuji Car Manufacturing Co., Ltd, with a budget of 31,912,500 baht.
Rama III Bridge 1999 Box girder bridge 2,170 m Thonburi and Bang Kho Laem Districts, Bangkok 13°42′05″N 100°29′33″E / 13.701519°N 100.492619°E / 13.701519; 100.492619 Designed to alleviate traffic congestion on the adjacent Krungthep Bridge. Known as the New Krungthep Bridge.
Taksin Bridge 1982 Box girder bridge 1,791 m Khlong San, Bang Rak, and Sathon Districts, Bangkok 13°43′08″N 100°30′45″E / 13.718791°N 100.512543°E / 13.718791; 100.512543 The bridge was designed with a large gap between opposing traffic directions to accommodate a canceled mass transit system. The disused foundations were eventually adapted for the BTS Skytrain, with train services across the bridge beginning on 15 May 2009.
Phra Pok Klao Bridge 1984 Box girder bridge 745 m Phra Nakhon and Khlong San Districts, Bangkok 13°44′20″N 100°29′56″E / 13.738999°N 100.498981°E / 13.738999; 100.498981 The bridge was designed to alleviate traffic congestion on the adjacent Memorial Bridge. The bridge is composed of 3 viaducts, with the central viaduct designed to carry future mass transit links. As of December 2007 there are no plans to use the central viaduct.
Memorial Bridge 1932 Truss bridge 678 m Phra Nakhon and Thonburi Districts, Bangkok 13°44′21″N 100°29′51″E / 13.73917°N 100.49750°E / 13.73917; 100.49750 Most commonly known as Phra Phutta Yodfa Bridge (สะพานพระพุทธยอดฟ้า), after King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke (Rama I), the first king of the Chakri Dynasty.
MRT Blue Line tunnel Under construction No image.png Rail tunnel  ?? Near Pak Klong Talat and Memorial Bridge Bridge
Phra Pin Klao Bridge 1973 Chao praya river and the bangkok sky.jpg Box girder bridge 658 m Near the Grand Palace
Phra Nakhon and Bangkok Noi Districts, Bangkok
13°45′43″N 100°29′28″E / 13.76194°N 100.49111°E / 13.76194; 100.49111 Named after Pinklao, vice-king of Siam 1851-66.
Rama VIII Bridge 2002 Rama VIII Bridge at night.jpg Cable-stayed bridge 475 m Phra Nakhon and Bang Phlat Districts, Bangkok 13°46′9″N 100°29′48.5″E / 13.76917°N 100.496806°E / 13.76917; 100.496806 The world's largest asymmetric cable-stayed bridges. The bridge was designed to alleviate traffic congestion on the adjacent Phra Pin-klao Bridge and Krung Thon Bridge.
Krung Thon Bridge 1958 Truss bridge 648.90 m Dusit and Bang Phlat Districts, Bangkok 13°46′51″N 100°30′11″E / 13.780892°N 100.502951°E / 13.780892; 100.502951 Known as Sang Hi Bridge
MRT Blue Line bridge Under construction No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Bang Sue and Bang Phlat Districts, Bangkok
Rama VI Bridge 1927 Truss bridge 441.44 m Bang Sue and Bang Phlat Districts, Bangkok 13°48′47″N 100°30′57″E / 13.813108°N 100.515826°E / 13.813108; 100.515826 Rail-road bridge of the southern line
Nonthaburi Province
Light Red Line commuter railway bridge 2012 No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Bang Sue, and Bang Kruai District, Nonthaburi 13°48′47″N 100°30′57″E / 13.813108°N 100.515826°E / 13.813108; 100.515826 Running parallel to Rama V Bridge
Rama VII Bridge 1992 Box girder bridge 933.19 m Bang Sue District, Bangkok, and Bang Kruai District, Nonthaburi 13°48′50″N 100°30′52″E / 13.813775°N 100.514442°E / 13.813775; 100.514442
Bridge at Nonthaburi 1 Road Under construction No image.png Extradosed bridge 460 m Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi 13°51′16″N 100°28′47″E / 13.854331°N 100.479841°E / 13.854331; 100.479841
Rama V Bridge 2002 Box girder bridge 430 m Mueang Nonthaburi District 13°49′57″N 100°29′43″E / 13.832496°N 100.495312°E / 13.832496; 100.495312
MRT Purple Line bridge (Phra Nang Klao 3 Bridge) Under construction No image.png Box girder bridge 400 m Mueang Nonthaburi District 13°52′12″N 100°28′35″E / 13.87011°N 100.47647°E / 13.87011; 100.47647
Phra Nang Klao Bridge 1985 New Pranangklao Bridge.jpg Box girder bridge 329.10 m Mueang Nonthaburi District 13°52′13″N 100°28′34″E / 13.870362°N 100.476194°E / 13.870362; 100.476194
Phra Nang Klao Parallel Bridge 2008 New Pranangklao Bridge.jpg Box girder bridge 299.10 m Mueang Nonthaburi District 13°52′17″N 100°28′34″E / 13.871497°N 100.476215°E / 13.871497; 100.476215 Running parallel to Phra Nang Klao Bridge.
Rama IV Bridge 2006 Rama 4 bridge.JPG Box girder bridge 278 m Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 13°54′57″N 100°29′38″E / 13.915802°N 100.493875°E / 13.915802; 100.493875
Pathum Thani Province
Nonthaburi Bridge 1959 No image.png Truss bridge 260.20 m Mueang Pathum Thani District, Pathum Thani, and Pakkret District, Nonthaburi 13°56′52″N 100°32′06″E / 13.947656°N 100.535052°E / 13.947656; 100.535052 Known as Nuan Chawi Bridge.
Pathum Thani 2 Bridge 2009 Box girder bridge 278.10 m Mueang Pathum Thani District 13°57′50″N 100°32′10″E / 13.96383°N 100.536°E / 13.96383; 100.536
Pathum Thani Bridge 1984 Box girder bridge 239.10 m Mueang Pathum Thani District 14°01′34″N 100°32′20″E / 14.02609°N 100.53882°E / 14.02609; 100.53882
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province
Chiang Rak Bridge  ?? Box girder bridge  ?? Bang Sai District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, and Sam Khok District, Pathum Thani
Bang Sai Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Bang Pa-in District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Ko Rian Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Kasatrathirat Bridge  ?? Chao Phraya 01.JPG Roving bridge  ?? Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Ayutthaya–Phu Khao Thong Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Bridge carrying road to Pa Mok District Under construction No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Bang Ban District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Ang Thong Province
Pa Mok Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Pa Mok District, Ang Thong
Ang Thong 2 Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Ang Thong
Ang Thong Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Ang Thong
Wat Chaiyo Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Chaiyo District, Ang Thong
Sing Buri Province
Phrom Buri Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Phrom Buri District, Sing Buri
Luang Pho Phae Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Sing Buri
Sing Buri Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Sing Buri
In Buri Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? In Buri District, Sing Buri
Chainat Province
Wat Khok Chan Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Sapphaya District, Chainat
Chao Phraya Dam 1957 Chaophraya Staudamm 2.jpg Barrage dam 237.5 m Sapphaya District, Chainat 15°09′29″N 100°10′48″E / 15.158°N 100.180°E / 15.158; 100.180
Chainat Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Chainat
Thammachak Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Manorom and Wat Sing Districts, Chainat
Nakhon Sawan Province
Somdet Phra Wannarat Heng Khemchari Bridge 1995 No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Phayuhakhiri District, Nakhon Sawan
Takhian Luean Bridge  ?? No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Nakhon Sawan
Dechatiwong 2 Bridge 1971 No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Nakhon Sawan 15°41′18″N 100°07′25″E / 15.688257°N 100.123594°E / 15.688257; 100.123594
Dechatiwong 1 Bridge 1950 No image.png Tied-arch bridge  ?? Mueang District, Nakhon Sawan 15°41′18″N 100°07′25″E / 15.688257°N 100.123594°E / 15.688257; 100.123594 Closed for memorial. Open only emergency situation.
Dechatiwong 3 Bridge 1993 No image.png Box girder bridge  ?? Mueang District, Nakhon Sawan 15°41′18″N 100°07′25″E / 15.688257°N 100.123594°E / 15.688257; 100.123594

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