Read Bridge is a beam-structured bridge located at Clarke Quay
within the Singapore
River Planning Area in Singapore. The bridge crosses the Singapore River
linking Clarke Quay to Swissôtel Merchant Court. The bridge was built in 1881 and completed in 1889. The bridge is opened to pedestrians and bicycles, and has been modified several times.On 3 November 2008, the bridge was selected for conservation as part of the Urban Redevelopment Authority's expanded conservation programme.