Kanchanaphisek Bridge

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Kanchanaphisek Bridge
View from the Chao Phraya River
Coordinates 13°38′05″N 100°32′15″E / 13.634831°N 100.537477°E / 13.634831; 100.537477Coordinates: 13°38′05″N 100°32′15″E / 13.634831°N 100.537477°E / 13.634831; 100.537477
Carries 6 lanes of Motorway Route 9
Crosses Chao Phraya River
Locale Samut Prakan, Thailand
Official name Kanchanaphisek Bridge
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Total length 951 m
Width 36.7 m
Height 187.6 m
Longest span 500 m
Clearance below 52.2 m
Construction start 2004
Opened 15 November 2007
Part of Motorway 9

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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South Outer Bangkok Ring Road Bridge at Structurae