Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Taiwan ROC - Kuandu Bridge


Stamp Issue : 1986-07-30 

Kuandu Bridge is spanning the Danshui River in Taipei, completed in 1983. It links Bali with Tamsui of Taipei County, near Tamsui's border with Beitou in Taipei City. It carries the Provincial Highway No. 15. The bridge is an through arch bridge designed by Tung-yen Lin. A five-span continuous steel tied arch structure, with a center span of 165 m. long, width of 19 m. and the total length of 539 m. This was first time all domestic produced steel structure in Taiwan.

No comments: