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Matadi Suspension Bridge

Matadi Suspension Bridge over the Congo (in former Zaire)

General Information

Other name(s): President Mobuto Sese Seko Bridge
Beginning of works: 1979
End of works: 1983

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

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

Technical Information

Dimensions

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

Quantities

structural steel 13 200 t

Materials

truss steel

Participants

Owner
Consulting engineers
Contractor
Steel construction

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20003202
  • Date created
    09/03/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014