|Benjamin Sheares Bridge
|Official name||Benjamin Sheares Bridge|
|Carries||Motor vehicles and pedestrians|
|Locale||East Coast Parkway, Downtown Core, Singapore|
|Designer||Public Works Department (now CPG Consultants)|
|Constructed by||Sato Kogyo and Chan Chee Wah Maunsell & Partners|
|Opened||26th September 1981|
Opened in 1981, the Benjamin Sheares Bridge (Chinese: 薛尔思桥, Pinyin: Xūeěrsī Qíao; Malay: Jambatan Benjamin Sheares) is the longest bridge in Singapore, spanning 1.8 km, and the tallest, at 20 m. It is named after Dr Benjamin Henry Sheares, the 2nd president of the Republic. The bridge is part of the East Coast Parkway. Cost of construction were S$177 million.
Benjamin Sheares Bridge is the setting for the annual Sheares Bridge Run.