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Matadi Suspension Bridge

Matadi Suspension Bridge over the Congo (in former Zaire)

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Road bridge
Other name(s): President Mobuto Sese Seko Bridge
Built: 1979 - 1983

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa

Technical Information


total length 722 m
span lengths 91 m - 520 m - 91 m
deck deck width 12 m


structural steel 13 200 t


truss steel


Consulting engineers
Steel construction

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20003202
Created: 09/03/2002
Last Updated: 29/07/2014