Angostura Bridge

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Angostura Bridge

Angostura Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the Orinoco River at Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela. The Spanish word Angostura means "narrows". Built in 1967 at a cost of $35million US,[1] the bridge has a main span of 712 metres. Until the opening of the Second Orinoco crossing 100 km downstream near Ciudad Guayana on 13 November 2006 it was the only bridge across the Orinoco.

References

  1. ^ Scott, R. (2001). In the Wake of Tacoma: Suspension Bridges and the Quest for Aerodynamic Stability. American Society of Civil Engineers. p. 184. ISBN 9780784470732. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 

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Coordinates: 8°8′40″N 63°35′53″W / 8.14444°N 63.59806°W / 8.14444; -63.59806


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