Installing cables on the Rama VIII Bridge July-September, 2001


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July 31, 2001 - The first cables and bridge decking are in place. If you look closely, you can see yellow cables in front and in back of the bridge piling.
September 9, 2001- The Rama VIII Bridge construction extending out from the west side of the Chao Phraya River.

To show the scale of the construction, below is an enlargement of part of the photo at right showing two workers sitting on scaffolding.


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(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

September 9, 2001- It's amazing to see the construction hanging out over the river.

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September 9, 2001- A better view of the progress of the road surface on a stormy day.

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September 9, 2001- Closeup of the single pillar that makes up the bridge. Eventually, cables will be attached nearly to the top.

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The September 9 photos were taken from the new Santichaiprakarn Park.
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