Replot Bridge

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Replot Bridge
Replotbron.jpg
The bridge as seen from the Fjärdskäret skerry
Official name Replotbron
Raippaluodon silta
Carries Finnish regional road 724
Locale Korsholm, Finland
Maintained by Finnish Road Administration
Designer Insinööritoimisto Suunnittelu-Kortes AEK Oy
Design cable-stayed tuftform
Total length 1,045 m (3,428 ft)
Width 12 m (39 ft)
Height 82.5 m (271 ft)
Longest span 250 m (820 ft)
Clearance below 26 m (85 ft)
Construction begin 1994-09-01
Construction end 1998-07-31
Opened 1997-08-27
Coordinates 63°12′24″N 021°28′20″E / 63.20667°N 21.47222°E / 63.20667; 21.47222Coordinates: 63°12′24″N 021°28′20″E / 63.20667°N 21.47222°E / 63.20667; 21.47222

The Replot Bridge (Swedish: Replotbron; Finnish: Raippaluodon silta) is a cable-stayed tuftform bridge connecting the island of Replot with the mainland in Korsholm, near Vaasa, Finland. It is 1,045 metres (3,428 ft) long and the longest bridge of Finland. Two supporting pylons are both 82.5 m (271 ft) high.

The bridge was inaugurated 27 August 1997 by the president of Finland Martti Ahtisaari.

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