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President Guillermo Billinghurst Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): Puente Intercontinental
Completed in: 2011
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata, Madre de Dios, Peru, South America
Iñapari, Tahuamanu, Madre de Dios, Peru, South America
  • Madre de Dios River
Coordinates: 12° 35' 25.00" S    69° 10' 25.00" W

Technical Information


length 528 m
span lengths 104 m - 320 m - 104 m
deck width 10.20 m
on-centre distance between girders 11 m
girder depth 5 m


structural steel 2 500 t


deck truss steel



The USD 10 million steelwork is delivered by Waagner Biro, but instead of being used for construction it is held in storage for 26 years.


1st construction phase (1978)
Steel construction
2nd construction phase (2006-2011)
Wind analysis
Structural engineering
General contractor
On-site assembly
Temporary works

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20015206
Created: 08/02/2005
Last Updated: 23/07/2014