Rama III Bridge

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Rama III Bridge
Krungthep rama3 bridges.jpg
Rama III Bridge (right) and Krungthep Bridge (left)
Coordinates 13°42′05″N 100°29′33″E / 13.701519°N 100.492619°E / 13.701519; 100.492619Coordinates: 13°42′05″N 100°29′33″E / 13.701519°N 100.492619°E / 13.701519; 100.492619
Carries Six lanes of roadway
Crosses Chao Phraya River
Locale Bangkok, Thailand
Characteristics
Design Cantilever bridge
Total length 1864m [1]
Width 23 m
Longest span 226m
Clearance below 32 m
History
Construction start October 1996
Construction end October 1999
Construction cost 400 million kr[1]

The Rama III Bridge (Thai: สะพานพระราม 3), also known as the New Krungthep Bridge, is a bridge crossing the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand. The bridge was completed in 1999 and was designed to alleviate traffic congestion on the adjacent Krungthep Bridge.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reference portfolio - Ramah III bridge (PDF), Aas Jakobsen, retrieved 12 August 2014 
  2. ^ Krungthep Bridge at Structurae
  3. ^ "New Krungthep Bridge, Bangkok, Thailand". Road Traffic Technology. Retrieved 2007-11-27.