Hakuchō Bridge

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Hakuchō Bridge

Hakuchō Ō-hashi (白鳥大橋)
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Hakuchō Bridge at Shukuzu, Muroran
Coordinates42°21′10″N 140°57′07″E / 42.35278°N 140.95194°E / 42.35278; 140.95194Coordinates: 42°21′10″N 140°57′07″E / 42.35278°N 140.95194°E / 42.35278; 140.95194
Carriestwo lanes of roadway
CrossesMuroran bay
LocaleJin-ya, Muroran and Shukuzu, Muroran
DesignSuspension bridge
Total length720 metres (2,360 ft)
Height140 metres (460 ft) (pylons)
Longest span1,380 metres (4,530 ft)
Clearance below54.45 metres (178.6 ft)
Construction start1985
Construction end1998
OpenedJune 13, 1998
Hakuchō Bridge is located in Japan
Hakuchō Bridge
Hakuchō Bridge
Location in Japan

The Hakuchō Bridge (白鳥大橋, Hakuchō Ō-hashi) is a suspension bridge in Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan. Opened April 17, 1998, it has a main span of 720 meters and is signed as part of Japan National Route 37, it is the first section of Hakuchō new road.

Several windmills line the bridge which provide lighting at night to the park golf link nearby; the winds are extremely high on the bridge, so pedestrians, bikes, and motorbikes are prohibited from crossing.

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