Shuiyuan Suspension Bridge

The Shuiyuan Suspension Bridge or Shuanglong Rainbow Suspension Bridge (traditional Chinese: 雙龍七彩吊橋; simplified Chinese: 双龙七彩吊桥; pinyin: Shuānglóng Qīcǎi Diàoqiáo) is a suspension bridge in Xinyi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan.

Shuiyuan Suspension Bridge

Coordinates23°46′44.3″N 120°57′00.4″E / 23.778972°N 120.950111°E / 23.778972; 120.950111
LocaleXinyi, Nantou County, Taiwan
Designsuspension bridge
Total length342 meters
Clearance below110 meters
Construction costNT$60 million
Opened1 January 2020

History edit

The bridge was constructed at a cost of NT$60 million with funding from Nantou County Government, Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area Administration, and Xinyi Township Office.[1] It was opened to the public on 1 January 2020.[2]

Architecture edit

The bridge features alternate different color for every 50 meters of its length.[2]

Technical specifications edit

The bridge spans over a length of 342 meters with 110 meters of clearance below it. It was constructed in parallel with the older bridge built earlier.[1]

Transportation edit

The bridge is accessible by bus from Shuili Station of Taiwan Railways Administration.[1]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b c Liao, George (21 June 2020). "Highest, longest suspension bridge in Taiwan now open". Taiwan News. Retrieved 20 September 2022.
  2. ^ a b Chen, Jake (22 October 2019). "Public Trespasses onto Incomplete Bridge for Selfies". PTS English News. Retrieved 20 September 2022.