Tanjong Rhu suspension footbridge

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tanjong rhu bridge 01Tanjong Rhu Bridge is the first suspension footbridge in Singapore. It was built in 1998, spanning across the Geylang River to ease the residents and footers for traveling between National Stadium and Tanjong Rhu estate.

tanjong rhu bridge 04It was built at the construction cost of S$5.1 million, its span 130m long and 4 m wide.

tanjong rhu bridge 03The bridge is suspended by 100 number of hangar cables that are 1 inch thick and attached to two main cables that are 4.5 inches thick.

tanjong rhu bridge 02The main cables are anchored to a huge 19m high “A” like frame that located at both ends of the footbridge.

tanjong rhu bridge 05If you travel along the Geylang River side, don’t forget to spend a visit to the iconic metal footbridge. You’ll never regret your riverside walk.

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9 thoughts on “Tanjong Rhu suspension footbridge

    ritalovestowrite said:
    June 13, 2013 at 1:04 am

    That is a beautiful bridge. Thanks for the lovely post.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      June 14, 2013 at 11:32 pm

      You are most welcome! 🙂

    Terri at Time To Be Inspired said:
    June 13, 2013 at 7:05 am

    Beautiful! I love a good bridge and the construction details are fascinating.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      June 14, 2013 at 11:34 pm

      Thanks, this is one of the lover bridge in Singapore! 🙂

    winnymarch said:
    June 13, 2013 at 10:01 am

    wow cool, i would be in singapore next august and i hope i can see this bridge

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