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This is a list of all 17 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the country Colombia. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of countries.
1894 Occidente (Western)
Santa Fé de Antioquia, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:934
Structurae ID:0008135
References:AAJ, HBE, PTS2
Principals:José María Villa
Use:Vehicular (one-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Main span:940f
1917 Bolombolo
Bolombolo, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:433
Structurae ID:0008015
References:USS
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:390f
Deck width:10f
1919 Boyacá (Irra)
Irra, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2019
Status:Removed
Suspended spans:1
Main span:120m
1922 Arauca
Arauca, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2017
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1957
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:102m

Notes
1922 Carlos Holguín
Cali vicinity and Candelaria vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2007
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1957
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:120m

Notes
1926 Eustaquio Palacios
Roldanillo vicinity and Zarzal vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2012
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Derelict (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Bypassed, 1978. Still standing, but partially dismantled.
1926 Yunguita
Colombia (Suaza River)
Bridgemeister ID:439
Structurae ID:0008016
References:USS
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:339f
Deck width:10f
1927 Mediacanoa
Buga, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2010
References:PTS2
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:110m
1928 Bernardo Arango
La Virginia vicinity and Cerritos vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2016
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:190m
1929 Roberto Delgado
Cartago vicinity and Ansermanuevo vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2015
Use:Vehicular
Status:Derelict (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:120m
1940 General Santander
Tuluá vicinity and Riofrio vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2011
Principals:American Bridge Co.
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:130.15m
Notes
  • Partially collapsed, 1955. Rehabilitated, 1956. Dismantled, 2000.
1954 Mariano Ospina Perez (13 de Junio)
La Victoria vicinity and La Unión, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2013
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:164m
1957 Arauca
Arauca, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2018
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)

Notes
1957 Carlos Holguín
Cali vicinity and Candelaria vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2008
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:120m

Notes
Ignacio Rengifo
Cali vicinity and Palmira vicinity, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2009
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:110m
Rio Magdalena
Honda (San Bartolomeo de Honda), Tolima, Colombia (Rio Magdalena)
Bridgemeister ID:1105
Structurae ID:0011123
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
San Isidro de Picará (Pintado)
El Pintado, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:2020
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Likely completed 1885 or 1886.

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