Hakata–Ōshima Bridge

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Hakata-Ōshima Bridge (伯方・大島大橋?, Hakata Ōshima Ō-hashi)
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Coordinates 34°11′37″N 133°04′27″E / 34.19361°N 133.07417°E / 34.19361; 133.07417Coordinates: 34°11′37″N 133°04′27″E / 34.19361°N 133.07417°E / 34.19361; 133.07417
Carries 4 lanes of roadway
Crosses Seto Inland Sea
Locale Hakatajima and Ōshima
Maintained by Honshū-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Characteristics
Design Suspension bridge
Total length 840 metres (2,756 ft)
Longest span 560 metres (1,837 ft)
History
Opened 1988

The Hakata-Ōshima Bridge (伯方・大島大橋?, Hakata Ōshima Ōhashi) is a Japanese suspension bridge, part of the 59 kilometer Nishiseto Expressway connecting the islands of Honshū and Shikoku. Completed in 1988, it has a main span of 560 meters and connects Hakatajima with Ōshima. The expressway connects seven small islands and also includes several other long span bridges including the Tatara Bridge, the Innoshima Bridge, and the Kurushima-Kaikyō Bridge.

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