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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1998 Akashi Kaikyo
Maiko, Tarumi-ward, Kobe and Matsuho, Awaji Island, Japan (Akashi Strait)
Bridgemeister ID:501
Structurae ID:0000001
Coordinates:N 34.630617 E 135.0327
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BAR, BBR, BDU, CTW, PS199803, SA199712b
Principals:Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,991m
Side spans:2 x 960m
Deck width:35.5m

Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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