Yeongjong Bridge

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Yeongjong Bridge
Yeongjong Bridge-2.jpg
Coordinates 37°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
Carries highway, railway
Locale Incheon, South Korea
Official name Yeongjong Bridge
Characteristics
Design suspension bridge
Total length 4,420 metres (14,500 ft)[1]
Longest span 300 metres (980 ft)[2]
History
Construction start November 1995[2]
Construction end December 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 is a self-anchored suspension 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 metres (14,500 ft), of which the main suspension bridge takes 550 metres (1,800 ft), a truss bridge 2,250 metres (7,380 ft) and a steel box girder bridge 1,620 metres (5,310 ft).[1] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Incheon Int'l Airport Expressway". Yeongjong Bridge. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  2. ^ a b Yeongjong Bridge at Structurae
  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