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Sungai Johor Bridge

 

Sungai Johor Bridge

Sungai Johor Bridge
Jambatan Sungai Johor
جمبتن سوڠاي جوهر
Carries Motor vehicles
Crosses Johor River
Locale Senai-Desaru Expressway
Official name Sungai Johor Bridge
Maintained by Senai-Desaru Expressway Berhad
Characteristics
Design single plane cable stayed bridge
Total length 1.7 km (1.708 m)
Width 740m
Longest span 500m (0.500 km)
History
Designer Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM)
Ranhill Engineers & Constructors Sdn Bhd
Constructed by Ranhill Engineers & Constructors Sdn Bhd
Opened 2011

The Sungai Johor Bridge (Malay: Jambatan Sungai Johor Jawi: جمبتن سوڠاي جوهر) is an expressway bridge across Johor River on Senai-Desaru Expressway in Johor, Malaysia. The 1.7 km (1.708 m) single plane cable stayed bridge connects Pulau Juling near Singapore in the west to Tanjung Penyabong in the east. Opened on June 10, 2011,[1] it is currently has the longest central span of any river bridge in Malaysia, followed by Raja Pemaisuri Bainun Bridge (Sungai Dinding Bridge) in Perak as the second longest. The bridge also the longest single plane cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Specifications 2
  • Gallery 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Construction officially began in 2005. Construction was led by Senai Desaru Expressway Berhad with a main contractor Ranhill Engineers & Constructors Sdn Bhd. The bridge was to have been completed by December 2008, but opening of the bridge was repeatedly delayed, opening together with the 2nd phase of the expressway on June 10, 2011.

Specifications

The bridge is 1.708 metres (1.7 km) long, with a 500-metre (0.500 km) main span across the Johor River. The two main pylons of the bridge rise to a height of 143 meters.[2]

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Malaysia/Story/A1Story20110610-283310.html
  2. ^ http://www.e22.com.my/Our-Bridge.html

External links

  • Senai-Desaru Expressway Berhad (SDEB)
  • Longest cable-stayed bridge planned (The Star, December 18 2006)


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