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Bridges/Roads Bridges in Argentina

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A complete list of bridges in Argentina with pictures. Famous Argentinian bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
Fraternity Bridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in Argentina
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The Tancredo Neves Bridge, better known as Fraternity Bridge connects the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguaçu with the Argentine Puerto Iguazú, crossing over the Iguassu River. The idea of building the bridge had begun after the construction of the Friendship Bridge 1965, between Brazil and Paraguay. The Fraternity Bridge's construction started on January 13, 1982, and was officially inaugurated on November 29, 1985, and named after Brazilian politician Tancredo Neves. The bridge is 489 metres long, 16.5 metres wide and 70 metres high at its highest point. It is of much less economic importance to the region than the Friendship Bridge and does not have the traffic and social problems that the ...more on Wikipedia

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General Artigas Bridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bridges in Argentina
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General Artigas Bridge

The General Artigas Bridge is a road bridge that crosses the Uruguay River and joins Argentina and Uruguay. It runs between Colón, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina, and Paysandú, Paysandú Department, Uruguay. It is a cantilever bridge with a total length of 2,350 metres. The main span of the bridge measures 334 metres in length. The bridge is named after José Gervasio Artigas, the father of Uruguayan independence. It was inaugurated on December 10, 1975. ...more on Wikipedia

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General Belgrano Bridge

The General Manuel Belgrano Bridge is a road bridge that joins the Argentine cities of Corrientes and Resistencia over the course of the Paraná River. It was opened on May 10, 1973. The bridge joins Corrientes' Provincial Route 12 with Chaco's Provincial Routes 11 and 16. The main part of the bridge measures 1,700 meters in length and stands at 35 meters over the river, with cable-stayed section with spans 163.5 m + 245 m + 163.5 m. It has two A-shaped main towers that are 83 meters high. The road is 8.3 meters wide and has two lanes, plus two lateral pedestrian ways, each 1.8 meters wide. In 1999 the province of Corrientes was in the midst of a popular uprising, with protestors asking for ...more on Wikipedia


Libertador General San Martín Bridge

The Libertador General San Martín Bridge is a cantilever road bridge that crosses the Uruguay River and joins Argentina and Uruguay. It runs between Puerto Unzué, near Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina, and Fray Bentos, Río Negro Department, Uruguay, with a total length of 5,966 meters. Studies for the construction of a bridge over the Uruguay River were started in 1960 by a joint commission, which decided that the best place for it would be between Puerto Unzué and Fray Bentos. In 1967 the two countries signed an agreement ratifying the location, and in 1972 the construction contract was awarded to the International Bridge Consortium, setting the cost at $ 21.7 million, then ...more on Wikipedia