Guandu Bridge

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Guandu Bridge
關渡大橋
Guandu Bridge from Bali.jpg
A view of the Guandu Bridge from the Bali side
Carries TW PHW15.svgProvincial Highway 15
Crosses Tamsui River
Locale New Taipei City, Taiwan
Characteristics
Design Arch bridge
Total length 809 metres (2,654 ft) [1]
Width 19 metres (62 ft) [1]
Height 87.8 metres (288 ft) [1]
No. of spans 5
Piers in water 4
History
Construction start April 1980
Construction end October 1983
Opened October 31, 1983
Statistics
Toll None

Coordinates: 25°07′32″N 121°27′26″E / 25.12556°N 121.45722°E / 25.12556; 121.45722

The Guandu Bridge (Chinese: 關渡大橋; pinyin: Guāndù Dàqiáo; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Koan To Toa Kio) is a bridge spanning the Tamsui River, Taiwan, which links Bali and Tamsui of New Taipei City with Beitou, Taipei City. The bridge is an 165 meters long through arch bridge designed by Tung-Yen Lin under T.Y. Lin International. It now carries the Provincial Highway 15.[2][3]

History[edit]

Bridge construction started in April 1980 and was completed on 31 October 1983.

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