This is a list of the only bridge from the suspension bridge inventory for the country Dem. Rep. of the Congo (Zaire). 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.
|Matadi, Dem. Rep. of the Congo (Zaire) (Congo River)|
|Use:||Vehicular (two-lane heavy)|
|Main cables:||Wire (steel)|
- Longest suspension bridge in Africa when completed.
- Designed to carry a railway on deck below the roadway, but I'm not sure if the railway was ever operational. From photos of the site, I don't see how the rail approaches could have been accomodated unless there are tunnels on both sides of the bridge.
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