2 Bridges to explore in East Kalimantan
East Kalimantan is a province of Indonesia. Its territory comprises the eastern portion of Borneo. East Kalimantan has a unique natural site, Labuan Cermin Lake at Biduk-biduk district which features freshwater on top with about 2 meters thickness and seawater underneath it.
Mahakam Bridge is a bridge that crosses the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Mahakam Bridge was built in 1987 and inaugurated by the President of Indonesia, Soeharto. It is one of the notable architecture in this area.
The Kutai Kartanegara Bridge (also known as the Mahakam II Bridge) was an Indonesian suspension bridge that was located on the island of Borneo in Kalimantan Timur, crossing the Mahakam River and connecting Tenggarong and Samarinda. The 710-meter-long bridge, which featured a 270-meter-long suspended section, was intended to resemble San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Construction on the bridge commenced in 1995 and was completed in 2001. It was the longest suspension bridge in Indonesia.