Nagai Bridge

Nagai Bridge ながいばし
Nagai Bridge is bridge of Route 287 built over Mogami River.
In 1882, 170m in length, wooden bridge of 4.5m in width are built over the Mogami River main stream by investment of influential person of town, and cross; as wage of nobody 2 sen, horse 4 sen, car 6 sen crossed, and wage suffered. When a part came to be carried away to Thu way at every deluge several times, exercise of making began, and Nagai Bridge supported in 232m in length that it was unusual for those days, angle of iron of 5.5m in width in 1931 finished iron bridge. From increase of traffic and increase of traffic accident by upsizing and sharp slope and sharp curve of car, we had construction motion of new Nagai Bridge when it became late in the Showa era, and current Nagai Bridge was completed in 1988.
The work "Nagai Bridge now and old days" of sculptor Kozo Naganuma from native district were displayed at both ends of bridge. Figure in bronze which expressed "Wed and green and long vitality of flower and letter of town of peace" and contemporary boys and girls is installed in iris azalea bush clover Nagai merchant of the Mogami River water transportation era at western entrance of bridge at east entrance of bridge.
Balcony and flower bed are established on the sidewalk of bridge pier part, and flower is planted toward the local volunteer more every year.
  • Name Nagai Bridge
  • Location The neighborhood of 4-12, Funaba, Nagai-shi
  • Phone number 0238-88-1831
  • FAX number 0238-88-1812
  • Access Than Yamagata Railway Flower Nagai Line Nagai Station a 15-minute walk (1.5km)
  • Contact information Yamagata Nagai Tourism Office
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[Last updated] January 30, 2017
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