Aigi Bridge

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Aigioohashi Bridge
Aigioohashi bridge-1.JPG
Aigiōhashi Bridge
Coordinates 35°22′41″N 136°53′14″E / 35.3781°N 136.8871°E / 35.3781; 136.8871Coordinates: 35°22′41″N 136°53′14″E / 35.3781°N 136.8871°E / 35.3781; 136.8871
Carries Automobile and pedestrian traffic
Crosses Kiso River
Locale Gifu - Aichi Prefectural border
Design Truss
Material Iron beam, concrete
Total length 610.4 metres (2,003 ft)
Width 8.1 metres (27 ft)
No. of spans 9
Piers in water 5
Opened 1930 (foot traffic)
1969 (vehicular traffic)
Aigioohashi bridge-2.JPG

The Aigiōhashi Bridge (愛岐大橋 Aigi ōhashi?) is a truss bridge over the Kiso River in Japan. It is an iron beam bridge which connects Kakamigahara in the Gifu Prefecture with Inuyama in the Aichi Prefecture. The bride is part of Aichi-Gifu Prefectural Route 17, known as the Kōnanseki Route. The bridge is an essential link in the route from Nagoya and Komaki in Aichi Prefecture to Kakamigahara, Seki, and Gujō in Gifu Prefecture. Because there are no other bridges for 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) up- or downstream, the bridge is generally congested all day. The bridge was closed for a time in 1999 for maintenance.

The Aigiōhashi Bridge was featured in Eiji Okuda's film A Long Walk (長い散歩 Nagai Sanpo?), which was at the Montreal World Film Festival.