Suramadu bridge (an abbreviation of the Surabaya-Madura), East Java, Indonesia, which connects the islands of Java and Madura is getting easier for us who are on a visit to the island of Java to Madura without boarding crossings. Besides being used as a pedestrian bridge, with the beauty of the structure of the bridge, longest bridge also be used as a new tourist attraction in Surabaya and Madura.
We’ve got some cool information about this Suramadu bridge that has not been widely known in Indonesia. With a length of 5438 m, this bridge became the longest bridge in Indonesia at this time.
The bridge was inaugurated the beginning of its construction by President Megawati Sukarnoputri on August 20, 2003 and its opening was inaugurated by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on June 10, 2009. Construction of the bridge is intended to accelerate development in Madura Island, covering the infrastructure and economy in Madura, which is relatively low compared to the region in East Java. Estimated cost of construction of this bridge is 4.5 trillion rupiah.