Monday, May 10, 2010

Argentina - Chaco-Corrientes Bridge 查科-科連特斯大橋


Stamp Issue : 1974-09-14 

Chaco-Corrientes Bridge (aka General Manuel Belgrano Bridge, General Belgrano Bridge) connects Resistencia, capital city of Chaco and Corrientes, capital city of Corrientes Province in Argentina over the Parana River near the confluence with the Paraguay River.
Serving as a natural border between Corrientes Province and Chaco Province, the bridge was designed by Jean Courbon, built in 1968, opened on May 10, 1973, and rehabilitated in 1998. The bridge is a 1700 meters long roadway that consists of a main cable-stayed bridge with two A-shaped main towers 83 meters high, a central span of 245 meters, two 163.5 meters lateral spans, and viaducts. The road is two-laned and 8.3 meters wide, plus two lateral walkway, each 1.8 meters wide.


1 comment:

Dorincard said...

Mesopotamia? :)
Great MC, like most all of yours!