Guandu Bridge

The Guandu Bridge (Chinese: 關渡大橋; pinyin: Guāndù Dàqiáo; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Koan To Toa Kio) is a bridge in New Taipei, Taiwan. It spans over the Tamsui River and links Bali District and Tamsui District. The bridge is a 165 meters long through arch bridge designed by Tung-Yen Lin under T.Y. Lin International. It now carries the Provincial Highway 15.[2][3]

Guandu Bridge

關渡大橋
Guandu Bridge from Bali.jpg
Coordinates25°07′32″N 121°27′26″E / 25.1256°N 121.4572°E / 25.1256; 121.4572
CarriesTW PHW15.svgProvincial Highway 15
CrossesTamsui River
LocaleNew Taipei, Taiwan
Characteristics
DesignArch bridge
Total length809 metres (2,654 ft) [1]
Width19 metres (62 ft) [1]
Height87.8 metres (288 ft) [1]
No. of spans5
Piers in water4
History
DesignerTung-Yen Lin
Construction startApril 1980
Construction endOctober 1983
Opened31 October 1983
Location

Coordinates: 25°07′32″N 121°27′26″E / 25.12556°N 121.45722°E / 25.12556; 121.45722

HistoryEdit

Bridge construction started in April 1980 and was completed on 31 October 1983.

TransportationEdit

The bridge is accessible within walking distance west of Guandu Station of Taipei Metro.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "特色橋梁調查表-關渡橋". Taiwan Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
  2. ^ "T.Y. Lin International Group - Projects - Kuandu Bridge".
  3. ^ http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/local/taipei/2016/01/10/455695/Second-phase.htm