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Puente de Angostura

General Information

Beginning of works: 1962
Completion: 6 January 1967
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Orinoco River
Coordinates: 8° 8' 18.44" N    63° 36' 12.45" W
Coordinates: 8° 8' 58.90" N    63° 35' 35.29" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 712 m
total length 1 678.50 m
clearance 41 - 57 m
span lengths of main bridge 280 m - 712 m - 280 m
pylon pylon height 119.20 m
main bridge
length 1 272 m

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000940
  • Date created
    16/09/2000
  • Last Update
    13/04/2016