ORTHOTROPIC 

BRIDGE 

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Record Span Orthotropic Bridges of the World

 

SUSPENSION BRIDGES

No. Bridge Span in Meters  City Country Year Deck
1. Akashi-Kaikyo 1991 Kobe-Naruto Japan 1998 Orthotropic
2. Great Belt East 1624 Korsor Denmark 1998 Orthotropic
3. Runyang South 1490 Zhenjiang China 2005 Orthotropic
4. Humber 1410 Kingston-upon-Hull United Kingdom 1981 Orthotropic
5. Jiangyin 1385 Jiangsu China 1999 Orthotropic
6. Tsing Ma 1377 Hong Kong China 1997 Orthotropic
7. Verrazano-Narrows 1298 New York, NY USA 1964 Concrete
8. Golden Gate 1280 San Francisco, CA USA 1937 Orthotropic
9. Hoga Kusten 1210 Kamfors Sweden 1997 Orthotropic
10. Mackinac 1158 Mackinaw City, MI USA 1957 Concrete
11. Minami Bisan-seto 1100 Kojima-Sakaide Japan 1988
12. Fatih Sultan Mehmet 1090 Istanbul Turkey 1988 Orthotropic
13. Bosporus 1074 Istanbul Turkey 1973 Orthotropic
14. George Washington 1067 New York, NY USA 1931 Orthotropic
15. Kurushima-3 1030 Onomichi-Imabari Japan 1999
16. Kurushima-2 1020 Onomichi-Imabari Japan 1999
17. Ponte 25 deAbril 1013 Lisbon Portugal 1966
18. Forth Road 1006 Edinburgh United Kingdom 1964 Orthotropic
19. Kita Bisan-seto 990 Kojima-Sakaide Japan 1988 Orthotropic
20. Severn 998 Bristol United Kingdom 1966 Orthotropic
21. Yichang 960 Hubei China 2001
22. Shimotsui-seto 940 Kojima-Sakaide Japan 1988
23. Xiling 900 Hubel China 1996
24. Humen-1 888 Guangdong China 1997
25. Ohnaruto 876 Kobe-Naruto Japan 1985
26. Volgograd 874 Volga River Russia 1955
27. Second Tacoma 853 Puget Sound, WA USA 1950
28. Third Tacoma 853 Puget Sound, WA USA 2007 Orthotropic
29. Askoy 850 Bergen Norway 1992
30. Innoshima 770 Onomichi-Imabari Japan 1983
31. Akinada 750 Hiroshima Japan 1999
32. Semipalantinsk 750 Irtysh River Kazakhstan 2000
33. New Carquinez Strait 728 California USA 2003 Orthotropic
34. Hakucho 720 Muroran Japan 1998
35. Angostura 712 Cuidad Bolivar Venezuela 1967
36. Kanmon 712 Honshu-Kyushu Japan 1973
37. Transbay 704 San Francisco, CA USA 1936 Concrete
38. Bronx-Whitestone 701 New York, NY USA 1939

FLOATING BRIDGE

No. Bridge Span in Meters  City Country Year Deck
1. Yumeshima-Maishima 280 Japan

SWING BRIDGE

No. Bridge Span in Meters  City Country Year Deck
1. El Ferdan Suez Canal Egypt

BASCULE BRIDGE

No. Bridge Span in Meters  City Country Year Deck
1. Erasmus 55 Rotterdam Holland

STEEL ARCH BRIDGES

No. Bridge Span in Meters  City Country Year Deck

1.

Lupu 550 Shanghai China 2003
2. New River Gorge 518 Fayetteville, WV USA 1977 Concrete
3. Bayonne 504 New York, NY USA 1931
4. Sydney Harbour 503 Sydney Australia 1932 Concrete
5. Fremont 383 Portland, OR USA 1973 Orthotropic
6. Numata River Gorge 380 Hiroshima Japan 2007
7. Port Mann 366 Vancouver Canada 1964 Orthotropic
8. Yajisha 360 Guangzhou China 2000
9. Thatcher Ferry 344 Balboa Panama 1962
10. Laviolette 355 Trois-Rivieres Canada 1967

CABLE STAYED BRIDGES

No. Bridge Span in Meters  City Country Year Deck

1.

Tatara 890 Onomichi-Mibari Japan 1999 Orthotropic
2. Pont De Normandie 856 Le Havre France 1995 Orthotropic & Concrete
3. Nancha 628 Nanjing China 2001
4. Baishazhou 618 Wuhan China 2000
5. Qingzhou 605 Fuzhou China 2003
6. Yangpu 602 Shanghai China 1993
7. Xupu 590 Shanghai China 1997
8. Meiko Central 590 Nagoya Japan 1998
9. Rion-Antirion 560 Patras Greece 2004 3 spans
10. Skarnsundet 530 Trondheim Fjord Norway 1991

11.

Queshi 518 Shantou China 1998
12. Tsurumi Tsubasa 510 Yokohama Japan 1994
13. Jingzhou 500 Hubei China 2002
14. Ikuchi 490 Onomichi-Imabari Japan 1991
15. Oresund 490 Copenhagen/Malmo Denmark/Sweden 2000 Orthotropic
16. Higashi-Kobe 485 Kobe Japan 1992
17. Ehuang 480 Ezhou-Hungzhou China 2002
18. Zhanjiang 480 Guangdong China 2002
19. Megami 480 Nagasaki Japan 2005
20. Ting Kau 475 Hong Kong China 1998

21.

Pusan-Geoje 475 So. Korea 2009

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