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A complete list of bridges in Thailand with pictures. Famous Thai bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
Bang Na Expressway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in Thailand
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Bang Na Expressway


The Bang Na Expressway, officially Burapha Withi Expressway, is a 55 km long six-lane elevated highway in Thailand. It is a toll road and runs above National Highway route 34, owned by the Expressway Authority of Thailand. The highway is elevated onto a viaduct that has an average span length of 42 meters. It is a 27-meter wide box girder bridge and was completed in January 2000. It took 1,800,000 cubic meters of concrete to build the bridge. The structure was built using a design-build contracting method. The columns and superstructure were designed by Jean M. Muller and the alignment and foundations were designed by Asian Engineering Consultants. The owner's engineer was Louis Berger Group ...more

Krung Thon Bridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bridges in Thailand
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Krung Thon Bridge is a bridge over the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, in Thailand, connecting the districts Dusit and Bang Phlat. The bridge has 6 spans, and consists of a steel superstructure resting on concrete piers. ...more

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Bhumibol Bridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in Thailand
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The Bhumibol Bridge, also known as the Industrial Ring Road Bridge is part of the 13 km long Industrial Ring Road connecting southern Bangkok with Samut Prakan Province. The bridge crosses the Chao Phraya River twice, with two striking cable-stayed spans of lengths of 702 m and 582 m supported by two diamond-shaped pylons 173 m and 164 m high. Where the two spans meet, another road rises to join them at a free-flowing interchange suspended 50 metres above the ground. The bridge opened for traffic on 20 September 2006, before the official opening date of 5 December 2006. It is part of the Bangkok Industrial Ring Road, a royal scheme initiated by King Bhumibol Adulyadej that aims to solve ...more

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Memorial Bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in Thailand
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The Memorial Bridge, locally known as the toll bridge, crosses the Ohio River connecting Belpre, Ohio and Parkersburg, West Virginia. The bridge is an alternate route to access U.S. Route 50 in Ohio from central Parkersburg. While some internal WVDOT documents refer to the bridge as West Virginia Route 140, the number is not signed nor shown on state-issued maps. The bridge was completed c. 1954, and is of a steel truss design. It accommodates two lanes of traffic, one in either direction. This bridge has a toll for passenger cars of $0.50; travelers may also purchase tickets to reduce the toll from $0.50 to $0.40 per trip when $2.00 worth are purchased. There are no automatic lanes and ...more

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