Seohae Bridge

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Seohae Bridge
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Coordinates 36°56′39.9″N 126°49′23.8″E / 36.944417°N 126.823278°E / 36.944417; 126.823278Coordinates: 36°56′39.9″N 126°49′23.8″E / 36.944417°N 126.823278°E / 36.944417; 126.823278
Carries 6 lanes motorway
Locale Gyeonggi and Chungcheongnam, South Korea
Official name Seohae Grand Bridge
Characteristics
Design cable-stayed bridge
Total length 7,310 metres (23,980 ft)[1]
Width 34 metres (112 ft)[1]
Longest span 470 metres (1,540 ft)[1]
History
Designer SAMWOO[1]
Construction start 1993[1]
Construction end 2000[1]
Opened November 9, 2000[1]
Seohae Bridge is located in South Korea
Seohae Bridge
Seohae Bridge
Location in South Korea

The Seohae Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that connects Pyongtaek and Dangjin, South Korea. Bridge construction started in 1993 and was completed in 2000 at a cost of 677.7 billion won.[2] A prop (and some precast segments-오류수정) fell on August 5, 1999 under construction due to Typhoon Olga.[3] The bridge opened on November 9, 2000.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Seohae Grand Bridge at Structurae
  2. ^ "Seohae Grand Bridge". New Hope Dangjin. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  3. ^ "37 Spans of Seohae Bridge fall". The Hankyoreh=1999-08-06.