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The Innoshima Bridge (因島大橋, Innoshima Ō-hashi) is a Japanese suspension bridge, part of the 59 kilometer Nishiseto Expressway linking the islands of Honshu and Shikoku. Completed in 1983, it has a main span of 770 metres (2,526 ft) and connects Mukaishima, Hiroshima with Innoshima, Hiroshima.

Innoshima Bridge (因島大橋, Innoshima Ō-hashi)
Innoshima Bridge.JPG
Coordinates34°21′25″N 133°10′49″E / 34.35694°N 133.18028°E / 34.35694; 133.18028Coordinates: 34°21′25″N 133°10′49″E / 34.35694°N 133.18028°E / 34.35694; 133.18028
Carries4 lanes of roadway
bicycle/pedestrian lanes
CrossesSeto Inland Sea
LocaleMukaishima, Hiroshima with Innoshima, Hiroshima
Maintained byHonshū-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Characteristics
DesignSuspension bridge
Total length1,339 metres (4,393 ft)
Longest span770 metres (2,526 ft)
History
Construction cost$285,000,000[1]
Opened1983

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Scott, R. (2001). In the Wake of Tacoma: Suspension Bridges and the Quest for Aerodynamic Stability. American Society of Civil Engineers. p. 277. ISBN 9780784470732. Retrieved 2015-04-13.

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