レインボーブリッジ

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Main category: Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo
English: Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge crossing northern Tokyo Bay between the Shibaura Wharf and the Odaiba waterfront development in Minato Ward, Tokyo. Construction was started in 1987, and the bridge was completed in 1993. The towers supporting the bridge are white in color, designed to harmonize with the skyline of central Tokyo seen from Odaiba. There are lamps placed on the wires supporting the bridge, which are illuminated in red, white and green every night using solar energy obtained during the day.
日本語: レインボーブリッジは、東京都港区の芝浦とお台場を結ぶ吊り橋。1987年(昭和62年)着工、1993年(平成5年)竣工、同年8月26日開通。「レインボーブリッジ」の名前は一般公募により決められたもので、正式名称は「首都高速道路11号台場線・東京港連絡橋(臨港道路)」である。名称の通り、美しいライトアップで有名。