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Puente Centenario

Puente Centenario (Second Panama Canal Crossing).
Computer animation: Dave Desroches
Image used with kind permission of Miguel Rosales.

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Road bridge
Completed in: 2004
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Paraíso, Panama, North America
Crosses
  • Panama Canal
Part of:
Coordinates: 9° 1' 53.00" N    79° 38' 5.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 1 052 m
deck deck width 34.30 m
main bridge main span 420 m
number of cables 128
number of lanes 2 x 3
main bridge
length 820 m

Quantities

steel for cable-stays 1 320 t

Materials

deck concrete
pylons concrete

Chronology

3 July 2004

Final pour closes the deck.

15 August 2004

Expected opening.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0006023
Created: 06/10/2002
Last Updated: 22/07/2014