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Eleven small cracks in the Seto Ohashi Bridge linking Honshu and Shikoku remain unrepaired since being found by Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Co. in 2009, company officials said Tuesday.

The highway-railway bridge consisting of seven metal sub bridges linking Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture and Sakaide in Kagawa Prefecture opened in 1988 and will mark its 25th anniversary Wednesday.

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