World’s first curved double helix bridge opens at Marina Bay on April 24

The world’s first curved double helix pedestrian bridge will open to the public on April 24 from 9.30pm.

Located at Marina Bay, the pedestrian bridge will connect Marina Centre to the Bayfront area.

The bridge will also lead to the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort when phase 2 of the IR opens this June.

For motorists, there will be a new vehicular bridge located just beside the double helix bridge.

Vehicles can pass through this new road from 3pm on April 25.

The Youth Olympic Park located at the entrance of the bridge will also open on Saturday.

National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan will officially open both bridges and the Youth Olympic Park at 8pm on April 24.

The event will be opened to the public and those interested can head down to the seating gallery at Marina Bay’s floating platform.

The opening ceremony will feature a series of performances and a two-minute pyrotechnic display.

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 21 Apr 2010

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