The Dragon Bridge is a bridge over the River Hàn at Da Nang, Vietnam.
Construction of the bridge began on 19 July 2009 (the same day as the inauguration of the nearby Thuận Phước Bridge). Dragon Bridge is 666m long, 37.5m wide and has six lanes for traffic.
Main span was completed on October 26, 2012. The bridge was opened to traffic on March 29, 2013, the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang City.
This modern bridge crosses the Han River at the Le Dinh Duong/Bach Dang traffic circle, providing the shortest road link from the Da Nang International Airport to other main roads in Da Nang city, and a more direct route to My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach on the eastern edge of the city.
The bridge was designed and built in the shape of a dragon and to breathe fire each Saturday and Sunday night at 9PM.
By Danai Aimatidou