Yokohama Bay Bridge

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Yokohama Bay Bridge
Yokohama Baybridge.jpg
Coordinates35°27′18″N 139°40′27″E / 35.4551°N 139.6742°E / 35.4551; 139.6742Coordinates: 35°27′18″N 139°40′27″E / 35.4551°N 139.6742°E / 35.4551; 139.6742
Carries3 lanes of Bayshore Route (upper), 1 lane of National Route 357 (lower), pedestrians and bicycles
CrossesPort of Yokohama
Localebetween Honmoku and Daikoku Pier, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Characteristics
DesignCable-stayed
Total length860 metres (2,820 ft)[1]
Width40.2 metres (132 ft)
Height172 metres (564 ft)
Longest span460 m (1,509.2 ft)[1]
Clearance aboveHigher truck loads possible
Clearance below55 metres (180 ft)
History
OpenedSeptember 27, 1989
Yokohama Bay Bridge at dawn

The Yokohama Bay Bridge (横浜ベイブリッジ, Yokohama Bei Buridji) is an 860 metres (2,820 ft) cable stayed bridge in Yokohama, Japan. Opened September 27, 1989, it crosses Tokyo Bay with a span of 460 metres (1,510 feet). The toll is ¥600. The bridge is part of the Bayshore Route of the Shuto Expressway.

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  1. ^ a b "Yokohama Bay Bridge". Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT). Retrieved 2010-07-10.

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