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Akashi bridge - Japan

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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.

16 Oct. 2001
Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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