Dangsan Railway Bridge

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Dangsan Railway Bridge
Dangsan Railway Bridge.jpg
Dangsan railway bridge. The Seoul Subway Line 2 train is heading south across the Han River.
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Dangsan Cheolgyo
McCune–Reischauer Tangsan Chǒlkyo
Yeouido Map

The Dangsan Railway Bridge (당산철교) crosses the Han River in Seoul. It is used exclusively by Seoul Subway Line 2. Immediately on the south side of the bridge is Dangsan Station in Yeongdeungpo-gu, which is on an elevated platform. Hapjeong Station, a subterranean station in Mapo-gu, is located approximately 600 meters north of where the bridge makes landfall.

After the partial collapse of Seongsu Bridge, every bridge in Seoul was re-examined for safety and it was decided that Dangsan Bridge should be taken down and rebuilt. Amid considerable controversy, this bridge was closed for reconstruction on December 31, 1996. The reconstruction finished on November 22, 1999.

Engineering Supervision by: Daniel Mann Johnson

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Coordinates: 37°32′27″N 126°54′29″E / 37.54083°N 126.90806°E / 37.54083; 126.90806