Kyungon Bridge

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The Kyungon Bridge is a bridge on the WakemaKyungonMyinkaseikPathein Road across the Pyamalaw River between Wakema Township and Einme Township in Ayeyawady Region of Burma (Myanmar). The one-way bridge is a Bailey suspension bridge with a span of 500 feet (150 m) but only 14 feet (4.3 m) wide.[1]

Using the Kyungon Bridge to travel from Wakema to Pathein, it is only 55.4 miles (89 km) and thus is the shortest route from Wakema to Pathein.[1] The route through Kangalay is 92 miles (148 km) long and the route through Einme is 86 miles (138 km) long.[1] The bridge was opened on 25 October 2009.[2]

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