Rama VII Bridge

Rama VII Bridge (Thai: สะพานพระราม 7, RTGSSaphan Phra Ram Chet, pronounced [sā.pʰāːn pʰráʔ rāːm t͡ɕèt]) is a bridge over the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok and Nonthaburi, in Thailand, connecting the Bang Sue District and Bang Phlat District. The roadway is in a dual carriageway configuration, with 3 lanes in each direction. The bridge was named in honour of King Prajadhipok. The bridge was constructed to ease the increase in road traffic volumes on the adjacent Rama VI bridge.[1][2]

Rama VII Bridge

สะพานพระราม ๗
Rama 7 bridge.JPG
View from east bank
Coordinates13°48′50″N 100°30′52″E / 13.813775°N 100.514442°E / 13.813775; 100.514442Coordinates: 13°48′50″N 100°30′52″E / 13.813775°N 100.514442°E / 13.813775; 100.514442
Carries6 lanes of roadway, pedestrians
CrossesChao Phraya River
LocaleBangkok and Nonthaburi
Characteristics
Total length933.19 m
Longest span120 m
Clearance below8.9 m
History
Construction startJanuary 18, 1990
OpenedSeptember 23, 1992
Location

ReferencesEdit

Bureau of Maintenance and Traffic Safety, Thailand. "RAMA VII BRIDGE". Retrieved 2008-01-06.