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Yi Sun sin Bridge

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Width  27 metres (89 ft)
Designer  Yooshin corporation
Total length  2,260 m
Height  270 m
Bridge type  Suspension bridge
Clearance above  80m
Constructed by  Daelim Industrial Co.
Opened  12 May 2012
Location  Yeosu
Engineering design by  Yooshin corporation
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Locale  Yeosu, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
Longest span  1,545 metres (5,069 ft)
Similar  Yeosu Marine Cable Car, Port Hamilton, Geobukseon Bridge, Port of Gwangyang, Yeosu Expo Station

Yi sun sin bridge


Yi Sun-sin Bridge 이순신대교 is a suspension bridge in the south coast of South Korea. The bridge is one part of The Approach Road to Yeosu Industrial Complex. It is the world's fifth longest suspension bridge in terms of its main span length of 1,545 m since it opened in 2012.

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‘Yi Sun-sin’ is the name of the Korean Admiral who was born in 1545 and built the world first ironclad warship called 'the Turtle ship' and defended the country against Japanese navy in the Joseon Dynasty. Some people miswrite his last name like 'Lee' instead of 'Yi' but 'Yi Sun-sin' is his official name. The bridge was designed by Yooshin corporation and was constructed by Daelim Industrial Company.

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Unlike the previous suspension bridges in Korea, Daelim's engineers carried out the whole construction engineering by themselves despite its outstanding scale compared with the former ones.

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The bridge was a finalist in the Outstanding Structure Award 2013.

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References

Yi Sun-sin Bridge Wikipedia


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