Hannam Bridge

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Hannam Bridge
Hannam daegyo
Hannamdaegyo, Seoul.jpg
April 2014.
Crosses Han River
Locale Seoul, South Korea
Official name Hannam Grand Bridge
Other name(s) Jesamhanganggyo
Preceded by Dongho Bridge
Followed by Banpo Bridge
Total length 919 m (3,015 ft)
Width 52 m (171 ft)
Constructed by Hyundai Engineering & Construction
Construction start January 19, 1966
Construction end December 25, 1969
Construction cost 1,113,000,000
Daily traffic 216,980 (2007)
Hannam Bridge
Revised Romanization Hannam daegyo
McCune–Reischauer Hannam taegyo

The Hannam Bridge is a girder bridge over the Han River, South Korea. It connects Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu and Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu. The bridge is heavily congested with traffic, with both gu being busy business districts. It was called the Hangang Bridge No. 3 (Jesamhanganggyo; hangul: 제3한강교) until 1985, when its name was changed to the current name. A trot song "Jesamhanggyo" was popularized by Hye Eun-Yi in 1979.[3]

It is a part of the Asian Highway Network .


  1. ^ 한남대교[ 漢南大橋 ]. Doopedia (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  2. ^ 한남대교[ 漢南大橋 ]. Naver / Encyclopedia of Korean Culture (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hannam Grand Bridge". Structurae. Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 

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Media related to Hannam Bridge at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 37°31′38.30″N 127°0′46.58″E / 37.5273056°N 127.0129389°E / 37.5273056; 127.0129389