Bridge crossing Tukad Bangkung, located at Plaga Village, Petang District, Badung Regency, Bali, was inaugurated back on Tuesday, December 19th 2008. Connecting three regencies of Bali namely Badung, Bangli, and Buleleng, the bridge is currently the longest one in Bali and the highest one in Asia.
The Bridge of Tukad Bangkung has 360 meters length and 9.6 meters width. The highest pillar is at 71.14 meters height plus 41 meters foundation dug down into the earth.
Built in balanced cantilever technology, the bridge is expected to last 100 years. To minimize impact to magnificent natural beauty in the area, the bridge was not built with canopy. The construction is predicted to stands earthquake up to 7th Richter scale.
The bridge replaced the older one located about 500 meters away to the south.