The Rama VIII Bridge is a link stayed span crossing the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand. It was considered to mitigate activity clog on the adjacent Phra Pinklao Bridge. Development of the scaffold occurred from 1999 to 2002. The extension was opened on 7 May 2002 and introduced on 20 September, which is the birth commemoration of the late King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII), after whom it is named. The scaffold has an unbalanced outline, with a solitary arch in a transformed Y shape situated on the western bank of the stream. Its eighty-four links are organized in sets in favor of the fundamental range and in a solitary line on the other. The scaffold has a principle range of 300 meters (980 ft), andwas one of the world's biggest deviated link stayed spans at the season of its finishing.