Ongryu Bridge

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Ongryu Bridge
Pyongyang city scape.jpg
From the top of the Juche Tower facing north, the Okryu Bridge is in the foreground, with Rungra Islet and Moran Hill behind it
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 옥류교
Hancha 玉流橋
Revised Romanization Ongnyugyo
McCune–Reischauer Ongnyugyo
The Okryu Bridge (centre) at night, with the Juche Tower visible on the right

Okryu Bridge, also spelled Ongnyu Bridge, is a bridge on the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea. Construction began in March 1958; the bridge was opened in August 1960.[1] Located between the Rungra Bridge and Taedong Bridge, it is one of six Pyongyang bridges on the Taedong. It connects Chung-guyok on the Taedong's right (west) bank to Taedonggang-guyok on the left bank.[2] The famous restaurant Okryu-gwan is near its right foot, while the Juche Tower is located just south of its left foot.[1]

Construction[edit]

Okryu Bridge is a prestressed concrete box girder bridge measuring approximately 700 by 28.5 metres (2,297 by 94 ft), with four lanes for cars.[1][2]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 39°1′30″N 125°45′40″E / 39.02500°N 125.76111°E / 39.02500; 125.76111