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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the country Philippines. 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.
1852 Colgante de Manila (Claveria)
Manila, Philippines (Pasig River)
Bridgemeister ID:2112
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1940
Suspended spans:1
Main span:110m
Deck width:7m
Notes
  • Rene Sumodobila writes: "It had a single lane in each travel way to allow passage of horse-drawn carriages and a pedestrian island in the middle. The Puente Colgante is said to be first suspension bridge in the Far East. The bridge materials were imported from England by Matia Menchacatorre y Cia, a Spanish company, in joint venture with Ayala y Cia, a local company. The contruction was supervised by M. Gabaud, a French engineer. Inaugurated in January 4, 1852, it went into service until 1940 in order to give way to the modern-day Quezon Bridge"
Photo courtesy Rene Sumodobila
(suspension bridge)
Pandar, Lanao Province, Mindanao, Philippines
Bridgemeister ID:1706
Suspended spans:1
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
Magapit
Magapit, Lallo vicinity, Cagayan, Philippines (Cagayan River)
Bridgemeister ID:1444
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1

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