Yeongjong Bridge

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Yeongjong Bridge
Yeongjong Bridge-2.jpg
Coordinates37°32′42.5″N 126°34′55.1″E / 37.545139°N 126.581972°E / 37.545139; 126.581972Coordinates: 37°32′42.5″N 126°34′55.1″E / 37.545139°N 126.581972°E / 37.545139; 126.581972
Carrieshighway, railway
LocaleIncheon, South Korea
Official nameYeongjong Bridge
Other name(s)Yeongjong Grand Bridge[1]
Characteristics
Designdouble-deck self-anchored suspension bridge
Total length4,420 m (14,500 ft)[2]
Longest span300 m (980 ft)[1]
No. of spans3
History
Construction startNovember 1995[1]
Construction endDecember 2000[3]
Construction cost$1.4billion USD[4]
Yeongjong Bridge is located in South Korea
Yeongjong Bridge
Yeongjong Bridge
Location in South Korea

The Yeongjong Bridge(영종대교) is a self-anchored suspension double-deck road-rail bridge located in Incheon, South Korea, linking Yeongjong Island to the Korean mainland. The bridge is part of the Incheon International Airport Expressway and was completed in 2000.

The total length of the bridge is 4,420 m (14,500 ft), of which the main suspension bridge takes 550 m (1,800 ft), a truss bridge 2,250 m (7,380 ft) and a steel box girder bridge 1,620 m (5,310 ft).[2][3]

The main suspension bridge has two decks and carries motor vehicles and AREX train.

Yeongjong Bridge upper deck
Yeongjong Bridge lower deck with AREX train

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Yeongjong Bridge at Structurae
  2. ^ a b "Incheon Int'l Airport Expressway". Yeongjong Bridge. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  3. ^ a b "Youngjong Bridge Heralds Advent of Three-dimensional, Self-anchored Suspension Bridge". NewsWorld Korea. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  4. ^ Yeongjong Bridge, Samsung C&T, Engineering & Construction Americas, retrieved 14 August 2014

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