Banghwa Bridge

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Banghwa Bridge
Banghwa daegyo
Carries Incheon International Airport Expressway
Crosses Han River
Locale Seoul, South Korea
Owner New Airport Highway Company
Maintained by New Airport Highway Company
Preceded by Magok Railway Bridge
Followed by Haengju Bridge
Design Girder and Truss
Total length 2,559 m (8,396 ft)
Constructed by Poong Lim Industrial
Construction start December 29, 1995
Construction end November 11, 2000
Toll Yes

The Banghwa Bridge crosses the Han River in South Korea and connects the Gangseo-gu in Seoul and Goyang in Gyeonggi Province. The bridge is a part of the Incheon International Airport Expressway. At over 2.5 km in length, it is the longest bridge to cross the Han River.[1][3] Though mostly a girder bridge, the middle 540m section is an arch truss, resembling the shape of an airplane taking off.[1]


  1. ^ a b c 방화대교[ 傍花大橋 ]. Doopedia (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Banghwa Bridge". Poong Lim Industrial. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  3. ^ 방화대교[ 傍花大橋 ]. Naver / Encyclopedia of Korean Culture (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 

Coordinates: 37°35′17″N 126°49′35″E / 37.58806°N 126.82639°E / 37.58806; 126.82639