The Batang Baram Bridge
or ASEAN Bridge
is the longest bridge in Miri Division
. The bridge is located along Miri-Baram Highway (Federal route )
. The official opening ceremony of the bridge was held on 30 August 2003 by The Right Honourable the Chief Ministers of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr. Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud
The ASEAN Bridge is located approximately 2 km upstream of the New Miri Port Complex
. The bridge and access road directly link Sarawak
across the Batang Baram
via the existing Immigration Checkpoint at Sungai Tujuh
Construction of the ASEAN Bridge and access road commenced on 17 January 2001 and scheduled for completion in a contract period of 42 months on 16 July 2004. With a team of dedicated engineers, construction personnel, contractors and assisted by all relevant helpful government authorities, especially Malaysian Public Works Department
(JKR), the whole project was completed in August 2003.
Technical Design Data
A total length of 7.769 km complete with access road and 2 lanes dual carriage way Balanced Cantilever Concrete Bridge.
The bridge is designed in accordance with the latest British Standard
BS 5400. The bridge has 19 spans with a total of 1040 meters.
A total length of 400 meters comprising a 180 meters main span and 110 meters anchor span on either side constructed using Balanced Cantilever... Read More