Suramadu Bridge

Suramadu Bridge
Suramadu Bridge is one of the bridges in Indonesia which is the domestic tourist. This bridge has its own beauty when seen at night. Suramadu National Bridge is a bridge that crosses the Madura Strait, connecting the island of Java (Surabaya) and the island of Madura (in Bangkalan, exactly east Kamal), Indonesia. With a length of 5438 m, this bridge is the longest bridge in Indonesia today. Southeast Asia's longest bridge is the Bang Na Expressway in Thailand (54 miles). Longest bridge consists of three parts, namely the overpass (causeway), bridges (bridge approach), and the main bridge (bridge).

Beginning construction of this bridge was inaugurated by President Megawati Sukarnoputri on August 20, 2003 and its opening was inaugurated by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on June 10, 2009. Construction of the bridge is intended to accelerate development on the island of Madura, covering the infrastructure and economy in Madura, which is relatively low compared to other regions in East Java. Estimated cost of construction of this bridge is 4.5 trillion rupiah.

Making the bridge is made ​​from three sides, both sides of the Bangkalan and Surabaya. Meanwhile, simultaneously also done landscape development center that consists of playing bridge and bridge approach.

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