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Eshima Ohashi Bridge 日本江島大橋

Thursday, 14 May 2015

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Image credit: screen captured from Daihatsu Tanto Custom TV commercial

 

There has been recent news about the scariest-looking bridge in Japan that connects Sakaiminato City of Tottori Prefecture and Yatsuka-cho (Daikon Island) of Shimane Prefecture. The Ejima Ohashi Bridge 日本江島大橋 was first built in 1997 and underwent construction before it was reopened in 2004.

 

Also known as Betabumizaka, which means acceleration bridge for its steep slope, the Eshima Ohashi Bridge stretches approximate 1.7km long and was ‘credited’ as third largest of its kind in the world. There were also reports about the bridge having a gradient of 6.1% in Shimane Prefecture slope, and 5.1% in Tottori Prefecture slope. Interestingly, its popularity rose after it was featured in the Daihatsu Tanto Custom TV commercial in 2013.

 

Meantime, let enjoy this CM, www.youtube.com/watch?v=-grBtAeUUi8 (uploaded by carmovie).

 

 

 

Video source: Daihatsu Tanto Custom, uploaded by carmovie

Information Source: Sakaiminato Tourism Association

Article by HaiJapan

 

Photos: screen captured from Daihatsu Tanto Custom TV commercialPosted by Admin in Videos on 14 May 2015

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