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BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Yeongdo Bridge will once again become a drawbridge, using the function which stopped 47 years ago. The bridge will be fully operational on November 27th. 

An official with the city said the bridge's re-opening ceremony will be at 2 p.m. on the 27th, with guests including Hur Nam-shik, the mayor of Busan. 

The bridge will stay open for 20 minutes during the ceremony and will draw its deck once a day at 12 p.m. 

The Yeongdo Grand Bridge, Busan's first bridge to connect the mainland to an island, was built in 1934.

Source: Busan eFM News


PHOTOS: Yeong-do Bridge Becomes Drawbridge Again After 47 Years


BUSAN, South Korea — The Busan Yeongdo Bridge will once again become a drawbridge, using the function which stopped 47 years ago. The bridge will be fully operational on November 27th. 

An official with the city said the bridge’s re-opening ceremony will be at 2 p.m. on the 27th, with guests including Hur Nam-shik, the mayor of Busan. 

The bridge will stay open for 20 minutes during the ceremony and will draw its deck once a day at 12 p.m. 

The Yeongdo Grand Bridge, Busan’s first bridge to connect the mainland to an island, was built in 1934.

Source: Busan eFM News


 


 

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