Ita Bridge (Shakujii River)

Coordinates: 35°45′26.3″N 139°42′32″E / 35.757306°N 139.70889°E / 35.757306; 139.70889 Ita Bridge (板橋, Itabashi) (literally, plank-floored bridge) is a bridge that spans the Shakujii River in Nakajuku, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo. The original bridge in this location, made of wood, is said to be the origin of the name of Itabashi Ward. The current bridge is a ferroconcrete structure.

The bridge in 2006

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The existing bridge spans the intersection of the old Nakasendō and the Shakujii River. The bridge over the nearby Japan National Route 17 is called Shin-Itabashi. There is a row of cherry blossom trees along the river near the bridge.

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