|Official name||Gwangan Bridge|
|Locale||Busan, South Korea|
|Total length||900 metres (3,000 ft) (main bridge)
7,420 metres (24,340 ft) (whole bridge)
|Width||24 metres (79 ft)|
|Longest span||500 metres (1,600 ft)|
|Revised Romanization||Gwang-an Daegyo|
The Gwangan Bridge is a suspension bridge located in Busan, South Korea. It connects Haeundae-gu to Suyeong-gu. The road surface is about 6,500 meters long, with the bridge as a whole spanning 7,420 meters. It is the second longest bridge in the country after the Incheon Bridge.
Construction began in 1994 and concluded in December 2002, with a total cost of 789.9 billion won. The bridge opened temporarily in September and October 2002 for the 2002 Asian Games. However, it was not officially opened until January, 2003.
- ^ "Project Overview". Busan Metropolitan City Facilities Management Authority (BMFA) website. Retrieved 2006-01-16.
- ^ "광안대교 소개 (Gwangandaegyo Sogae) (Introduction to Gwangan Great Bridge)". Retrieved 2006-01-16.
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- English-language introduction to the bridge from the BFMA
- Kwang Ahn Great Suspension Bridge at Structurae
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