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Akashi bridge – Japan

 Akashi bridge - Japan

Description

Akashi bridge, Japan. Connecting Awaji island to Honshu, it is the world's longest suspension bridge (3.9 km long). Construction started in 1986 and was completed in 1998. The bridge length was expanded by 1 m during the 1995 Kobe earthquake. Looking from the Northern end on 16 Oct. 2001.

Date

16 Oct. 2001

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia