Installation of Dejima Main Gate Bridge

Monday February 27 2017, the bridge, which connects Dejima and the town of Nagasaki was installed for the first time in 130 years.
The bridge was lifted and placed into position to connect the both shore while about 2,000 people were watching.

[About the Dejima Main Gate Bridge]
Width: about 4.4m
Length: about 38.5m
Weight: about 50t

The installation work began at 10am and took only 50 minutes to hold the both ends of the bridge to the ground. Finishing work such as the deck board and the handrail installation will begin and the Dejima Main Gate Bridge opens Friday November 24 2017.

[Aerial photos by courtesy of Nagasaki Broadcasting Company]

[Photos by Dejima Restoration Office]