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Facts Dragon Bridge

  • The Dragon Bridge is a bridge over the River Hàn at Da Nang, Vietnam.
  • Dragon Bridge is 666m long, 37.5m wide and has six lanes for traffic.
  • The bridge was designed by the US-based Ammann & Whitney Consulting Engineers with Louis Berger Group.
  • The main span was completed on October 26, 2012. The bridge was opened to traffic on March 29, 2013, the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang City.
  • The bridge was designed and built in the shape of a dragon and to breathe fire and water each Saturday and Sunday night at 9 PM.
  • This modern bridge crosses the Han River. at the Le Dinh Duong/Bach Dang traffic circle, providing the shortest road link from the Da Nang International Airport to other main roads in Da Nang city, and a more direct route to My Khe Beach and Non-Nuoc Beach on the eastern edge of the city.
  • The six-lane bridge crosses the Han River, serving as direct routes to My Khe Beach and Non-Nuoc Beach as well as a popular spot amongst travelling photographers.
  • The geographic Coordinates of Dragon Bridge: 16°03′40″N 108°13′36″E
  • The Dragon Bridge has the capability to “breathe” fire or water to mark special occasions.
  • The metallic dragon was modelled on one from the Ly Dynasty and is illuminated with 2,500 LED lights.
Facts Dragon Bridge
Facts Dragon Bridge

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