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Ponte 25 de Abril Bridge 1966

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  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Across Tagus River
  • Main span 1013m/3323ft
  • Suspension bridge
  • Motorway and rail bridge
  • Length 2277m/7470ft
  • Designed by Steinman, Boynton, Gronquist & London
  • Construction started in 1962
  • Train platform not added until 1999

PIERS

  • Built from reinforced concrete
  • 79m below water level

TOWERS

  • 190,47m high of steel
  • Second tallest structure in Portugal

CABLES

  • 54,196km of cable
  • Main cables are 0.58m diameter

DECK

  • Deep truss made up of steel