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Ibigawa Bridge

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Ibigawa Bridge is a former iron railway bridge crossing the Igigawa River between Ogaki and Goku, Japan. Although previously allowing for cars, the double warren truss bridge now serves as a footbridge.

1885 Original bridge was designed by Charles Assheton Whately Pownall as a wrought iron double warren truss bridge and built by the Patent Shaft and Axle Tree Co Ltd. for Japanese National Railways Tokaido Main Line.

1913 New bridge was built and updated for cars.

At present it is a bridge for motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians, not passable cars. Extension 321.7m, width 3.4 m, height 5.2 m.[1]

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