Jogakura Bridge

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Jogakura Bridge
城ヶ倉大橋
Aomori, Aomori, Japan
400 feet high / 122 meters high
837 foot span / 255 meter span
1995

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No other country on earth has as many steel box beam arch bridges as Japan. The spectacular Jogakura arch bridge is one of Japan’s largest and highest with a main span of 837 feet (255 mtrs). Located in a region popular with mountain spa retreats, the famous bridge has a reputation for attracting an occasional suicide jumper.


日本ほど鋼箱ビームアーチ橋をたくさん持っている国は、他にはありません。壮観な城ヶ倉大橋は255mのメインスパンを持つ、日本一大きくて高い橋の一つです。温泉保養で人気のある地域に位置していますが、この橋は時々、投身自殺者を引き付けることでも有名です。


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Image by Japanese Society of Civil Engineers.

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