Meshginshahr suspension bridge

Meshginshahr suspension bridge crosses the Khiav River, near Meshginshahr, Ardabil Province in the northwest Iran. It is the Middle East's largest suspension bridge with a height of 80 metres (260 ft) and length of 365 metres (1,198 ft). The original bridge was built in 2015. It was designed and installed by Eng. Mahmoud Ganjalibeyk and Eng. Ali Ganjali-beyk.

Meshginshahr suspension bridge

پل معلق مشکین‌شهر
Meshkin Shahr Suspension Bridge
Coordinates38°22′35″N 47°40′58″E / 38.376363°N 47.682715°E / 38.376363; 47.682715Coordinates: 38°22′35″N 47°40′58″E / 38.376363°N 47.682715°E / 38.376363; 47.682715
CrossesKhiav River
LocaleMeshginshahr, Iran
Characteristics
DesignSuspension Bridge
Total length365 m (1,198 ft)
Width2 m (7 ft)
Height80 m (262 ft)
History
Construction end2015
InauguratedMay 16, 2015 (2015-05-16)
Location

ReferencesEdit

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