View from the Chao Phraya River
|Carries||6 lanes of Motorway Route 9|
|Crosses||Chao Phraya River|
|Locale||Samut Prakan, Thailand|
|Official name||Kanchanaphisek Bridge|
|Total length||951 m|
|Longest span||500 m|
|Clearance below||52.2 m|
|Opened||15 November 2007|
The Kanchanaphisek Bridge (Thai: สะพานกาญจนาภิเษก) is a cable stayed bridge crossing the Chao Phraya river in Samut Prakan Province, Thailand. It is part of the Outer Ring Road encircling Bangkok. The bridge was opened to traffic on November 15, 2007, and has a main span of 500 metres. The name of the bridge come from Thai word of the golden jubilee royal ceremony to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the accession of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The bridge was designed by Parsons Brinckerhoff. The bridge is part of the Outer Ring Road network, thus there is a toll for its use.
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