Meshginshahr suspension bridge

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Meshginshahr suspension bridge
پل معلق مشکین‌شهر
Meshkin Shahr Suspension Bridge
Coordinates 38°22′35″N 47°40′58″E / 38.376363°N 47.682715°E / 38.376363; 47.682715Coordinates: 38°22′35″N 47°40′58″E / 38.376363°N 47.682715°E / 38.376363; 47.682715
Crosses Khiav River
Locale Meshginshahr, Iran
Characteristics
Design Suspension Bridge
Total length 365 m (1,198 ft)
Width 2 m (7 ft)
Height 80 m (262 ft)
History
Construction end 2015
Inaugurated May 16, 2015 (2015-05-16)
Meshginshahr suspension bridge is located in Iran
Meshginshahr suspension bridge
Meshginshahr suspension bridge
Location in Iran

Meshginshahr suspension bridge crosses the Khiav River, near Meshginshahr, Ardabil Province in the northwest Iran. It is the Middle East's largest suspension bridge with a height of 80 metres (260 ft) and length of 365 metres (1,198 ft). The original bridge was built in 2015. It was designed and installed by Eng. Mahmoud Ganjalibeyk and Eng. Ali Ganjali-beyk.

References[edit]

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