Read how to build a Bridge in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) in this guide. This includes how to get a bridge kit recipe, bridge placement, types, size, diagonal bridges & how to unlock bridges!
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Bridge Guide - How to Build
Bridge Unlocks After Paying Your Loan
In order to build a bridge, you need to finish paying your second housing loan (98,000 Bells) to Tom Nook. After that, talk to Tom Nook and get DIY recipe for a Bridge Construction Kit.
Find A Spot To Build Bridge
Once you've crafted a Bridge Construction Kit, find a good spot to build a bridge. Note that you need the river to be just the right width with both ends of the bridge landing evenly.
Bridge Construction Takes 1 Day
Your bridge will be built on the next day you've set your Bridge Construction Kit. You and the villagers will have a small ceremony to celebrate your first bridge!
Bridge Kit Recipe - How to Get
Bridge Construction Kit Recipe
Can Only Be Built With Materials Once
The Bridge Kit can only be constructed once. Any subsequent bridges can only be built by talking to Tom Nook and paying for them with Bells.Check Out How To Make Money Fast
Bridge - Other Design & Prices
Build More Bridges From Resident Service Building
After you've built your first bridge, you can make more bridges by talking to Tom Nook at the Construction Consultation Counter. However, you need to upgrade the Resident Service Building in order to use the Construction Consultation Counter.
How To Unlock Construction Consultation Counter
|1||Finish building your first bridge|
|2||Help Tom Nook plot out 3 Housing Kits in your island and submit all required furnitures.|
|3||New Resident Service Building Opens. You can now use the Construction Consultation Counter.|
There Are Variety Of Bridge Types
At Construction Consultation Counter, you can build many type of bridges. The cost of construction differs depending on which bridge you want to build.
Pay For Bridge To Lloyd
After you've placed your bridge kit, Lloyd will be stationed next to it, accepting any donations for the construction. Pay for all of it and the construction will be done by the next day.
Limit Of 8 Bridges Per Island
Same with Inclines, you can only have up to 8 bridges per island. If you want to change or add another one to another location, you'll need to destroy a previous existing one.
Bridge - Size & Types
Can Be 3 - 5 Blocks In Length
Bridges can be adjusted only in length, being able to fit from across 3 to 5 block. They all have a fixed width of 4 blocks.
Bridge Look Changes With Length
The shorter the bridge, the less water will be shown under it. If you want a bridge that shows off the water, we recommend extending to 5 blocks.
Bridge Types & Price
|Red Zen Bridge|
Diagonal Bridges - How To Make
Diagonal Bridges Can Also Be Created
Diagonal bridges can also be created as long as you have diagonal parallel ground at both sides of the river. With the use of the Island Designer - Water Construction Permit, you can make it easier for you to create them.Check Out The Terraforming / Island Designer Guide
Same Dimensions As Horizontal Bridges
You don't need extra space when creating diagonal bridges. It will have the same dimension as horizontal bridges, which is 4 x 3, 4 x 4, and 4 x 5.