Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyaing)


Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyaing)

Infobox Bridge
bridge_name=Thanlwin (Mawlamyaing) Bridge


caption=
official_name= Thanlwin Bridge, (Mawlamyaing)
also_known_as=
carries= 2 lanes (SB and NB), 1 rail track (14 ft), 2 sidewalks(6 ft each)
crosses= Salween River via Shampoo Island
locale= Mawlamyaing and Mottama, Mon State
maint= Burma Ministry of Transportation
id=
design= Steel Frame Truss bridge, & Cantilever Bridges and Access Bridges
mainspan=
length=Road bridge convert|1624|ft|m|abbr=on Mawlamyaing Bank, convert|2252|ft|m|abbr=on Mottama Bank, Main Frame ft to m|7699|abbr=yes|precision=0|wiki=yes or 2.2 miles (3.5 km) (total bridge)
Rail bridge convert|6442|ft|m|abbr=on Mawlamyaing Bank, convert|7498|ft|m|abbr=on Mottama Bank, Main Frame convert|7699|ft|m|abbr=on, ft to m|21618|abbr=yes|precision=0|wiki=yes or 4.1 miles (total bridge)
width= 2 traffic lanes ~28 feet (~ 8.5 m), single rail track~14 ft(~4.3 m), 2 Sidewalks (~12 ft)
clearance=
below =
traffic= unknown
begin=18 March 2000
complete=18 April 2005
open= 18 April 2005
closed=
toll= unknown
map_cue= Connects:
map_

map_text= The Bridge linking 708 km highway.
map_width= 200px
lat= 96.5
long= 16.9

Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyaing) is the longest bridge in Burmacite news | url=http://www.mofa.gov.mm/news/feb5_sat05_2.html | title=Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine), longest and largest in Myanmar, emerges to serve interests of State and region | date=2005-02-05] , and connects the city of Mawlamyaing with Mottama. Constructed at the confluence of the Thanlwin River, the Gyaing River and the Attayan River in Mon State, the bridge has a two-mile-long motor road and four-mile-long railroad as well as pedestrian lanes.

The approach structure of the rail bridge on Mawlamyaing bank is convert|1.22|mi|m long, and on Mottama bank is convert|1.42|mi|m miles long. The total length of the rail bridge is convert|4.75|mi|m 4.75 miles long. [cite news | url=http://mission.itu.ch/MISSIONS/Myanmar/06nlm/n060419.htm | title=Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine) rail bridge opens | date=2006-04-19 | publisher=The New Light of Myanmar] The bridge was designed and built by Ministry of Construction.

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine) — Thanlwin (Mawlamyaing) Bridge သံလွင်တံတား (မော်လမြိုင်) Official name Thanlwin Bridge, (Mawlamyaing) …   Wikipedia

  • List of bridges in Burma — This is a list of bridges in Burma (Myanmar).Ayeyarwady Division* Bo Myat Tun Bridge * Dedaye Bridge * Kyungon Bridge * Maubin Bridge * Thegon BridgeBago Division* Nawaday BridgeChin State*Kettel BridgeKachin State* Bala Min Htin BridgeKayah… …   Wikipedia

  • Salween River — Salween Nujiang River …   Wikipedia

  • Mawlamyine — မော်လမြိုင်မြို့ …   Wikipedia

  • Transport in Burma — This details Transportation in Burma. Railways total: Convert|5099|km|mi|0|abbr=on Feb. 2008 narrow gauge: Convert|5099|km|mi|0|abbr=on 1.000 m gauge Railway links to adjacent countries * China no * Thailand no defunct * Bangladesh no * India no… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Burma-related articles — Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to Burma include: compactTOC20 9.bu .mm 13 Carat Diamond and Other Stories (.) 1991 Bangladesh cyclone (.) 2007 Burmese anti government protests 8888 Uprising (. .)AAchang (. . . . . . . . . . .)… …   Wikipedia

  • Myanmar Railways — မြန်မာ့ မီးရထား Rail network in 2008 Locale Myanmar Dates …   Wikipedia

  • Mottama — မုတ္ထမ …   Wikipedia

  • Liste des 100 ponts les plus longs au monde — Liste des plus longs ponts du monde Le présent article recense les ponts les plus longs au monde, de longueur totale supérieure à 3 km. Il n’y a pas de mesure standardisée au niveau international pour mesurer les ponts. Certains sont mesurés… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liste des plus longs ponts du monde — Le présent article recense les ponts les plus longs au monde, de longueur totale supérieure à 3 km. Il n’y a pas de mesure standardisée au niveau international pour mesurer les ponts. Certains sont mesurés depuis le début de la rampe d’accès… …   Wikipédia en Français