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BANGKOK BRIDGES -  Krung Thon Buri Bridge  
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 Description:   Krung Thon Bridge is a bridge over the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, connecting the districts Dusit and Bang Phlat. The bridge has 6 spans, and consists of a steel superstructure resting on concrete piers.
Construction on the bridge began on August 31, 1954, by the Japanese company Fuji Car Manufacturing Co., Ltd., with Sahawitsawa Kan Yotha Co., Ltd. as its local representative. A cornerstone ceremony was held on June 24, 1955. Construction was completed in late 1957, and the bridge was first opened to traffic on March 7, 1958. It was constructed to relieve traffic on Memorial Bridge, and cost 24,837,500 baht.
The length of the bridge alone is 366.20 metres, with a 185.50 metre approach on the east side of the river, and a 97.20 metre approach on the west, for a total length of 648.90 metres. At its central point, the bridge is 7.5 metres above mean sea level.
 
 Province   Bangkok  Direction:      
 District   Dusit    
 City   Wachira Phayaban  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Bangkok Bridges      Related links:      
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 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   13.78097, 100.50248    
                     
                     
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