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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the country Portugal. 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.
1842 Pênsil Maria II
Porto, Portugal (Douro River)
Bridgemeister ID:2433
Coordinates:N 41.14006 W 8.60986
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ
Principals:Mellet, Stanislas Bigot, Amédée Caruette
Use:Vehicular
Status:Only towers remain, c. 1900 (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Replaced by the famous bi-level Dom Luís I arch bridge. Towers of the suspension bridge are extant at the foot of the Dom Luís I bridge.
1966 25 de Abril (Tagus, Salazar, April 25th)
Lisbon, Portugal (Tagus River)
Bridgemeister ID:464
Structurae ID:0000237
Coordinates:N 38.6968 W 9.179
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BAAW, BAR, BBR, BC3, BDU, BFL, BMA, CTW
Principals:David B. Steinman, Ray M. Boynton, et. al.
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,323f
Side spans:2 x 1,586f
Notes
  • Major retrofit completed in 1999 to add rail deck and extra vehicle lane.
(suspension bridge)
Ervedal, Portugal (Maranhão Reservoir)
Bridgemeister ID:1203
Use:Vehicular
Suspended spans:3

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