Replot Bridge

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Replot Bridge
Replotbron.jpg
The bridge as seen from the Fjärdskäret skerry
Coordinates63°12′24″N 021°28′20″E / 63.20667°N 21.47222°E / 63.20667; 21.47222Coordinates: 63°12′24″N 021°28′20″E / 63.20667°N 21.47222°E / 63.20667; 21.47222
Carries2 lanes of Finnish regional road 724
LocaleKorsholm, Finland
Official nameSwedish: Replotbron
Finnish: Raippaluodon silta
Maintained byFinnish Road Administration
Characteristics
Designcable-stayed tuftform
Total length1,045 m (3,428 ft)
Width12 m (39 ft)
Height82.5 m (271 ft)
Longest span250 m (820 ft)
Clearance below26 m (85 ft)
History
DesignerInsinööritoimisto Suunnittelu-Kortes AEK Oy
Construction start1994-09-01
Construction end1998-07-31
Opened1997-08-27

The Replot Bridge (Swedish: Replotbron; Finnish: Raippaluodon silta) is a cable-stayed tuftform bridge connecting the island of Replot with the mainland in Korsholm, near Vaasa, Finland. It is 1,045 metres (3,428 ft) long and the longest bridge of Finland. Two supporting pylons are both 82.5 m (271 ft) high.

The bridge was inaugurated 27 August 1997 by the president of Finland Martti Ahtisaari.

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