Major new bridge opens in Tokyo
Published on Feb 14, 2012
A major new road bridge has opened in Tokyo. The 2.6km, four-lane Tokyo Gate Bridge opened to vehicles on Sunday after 10 years of construction. It is expected to carry 32,000 vehicles per day between Tokyo’s eastern areas and a man-made island where a new container terminal is being developed. The bridge cost an estimated JPY113 billion (US$1.5 billion).
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