Esplanade Bridge

The Esplanade Bridge is a road bridge in Singapore.

The 260-meter long and 70 meter wide bridge spanning the mouth of the Singapore River in the Marina Bay. It combines the new Marina Centre area in the north of the financial district in the south with two four-lane carriageways and wide promenades on both sides. You freeing up the year 1909 opened historic Anderson Bridge.

The bridge consists of seven reinforced concrete arches and was built from 1994 to 1997. The construction was the Japanese company Obayashi Gumi. After its opening, the Esplanade Bridge was blocking part of the view of the Merlion, the symbol of Singapore. Therefore, the statue was moved in 2002 and is now visible again from the Marina Bay from.

Since 2008 via the Esplanade Bridge to the Marina Bay Street Circuit Formula 1