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|Karnali Bridge (कर्णाली पुल)|
|Locale||Chisapani, Kailali Nepal|
|Maintained by||Lamki Chuha Municipality, Kailali|
|Design||Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan|
|Total length||500 m (1,640.4 ft)|
|Width||10 m (32.8 ft)|
|Longest span||325 m (1,066.3 ft)|
Karnali Bridge, the asymmetric, single-tower, cable-stayed bridge is the longest of its type in Nepal and was built by international collaboration. The bridge spans the Karnali River between the Kailali District and Bardiya District of western Nepal. The bridge was constructed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan and inaugurated after six years of its construction date by the late Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala.
The bridge lies in Mahendra Highway at Chisapani at the border of Kailali and Bardiya district. The bridge site is 500 km from the capital city of Kathmandu, and 25 km from the closest airport facilities in Tikapur. The design of the bridge and its location have made it a tourist attraction for domestic and international visitors.
The nearest city to the Karnali Bridge is the town of Chisapani in Far-Western Region, Nepal
The Karnali River Bridge was designed by Steinman, a firm that was later incorporated into the Parsons Corporation, USA. Kawasaki Heavy Industries constructed the bridge.
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