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Luís I Bridge
Luís I Bridge
Bridges
Address: Avenida de Vímara Peres Porto
Planned by the engineer Teófilo Seyrig, a disciple of Eiffel, it was inaugurated in 1886 and it is composed by two overlapping iron decks. The bridge has 395 metres long and 8 metres wide, and its arch is still considered to be the world's bigg ...
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Arrábida Bridge
Arrábida Bridge
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Address: A1 Autoestrada do Norte, 4150 Porto
The Arrábida Bridge, designed by Edgar Cardoso and with a span of 270 m, was, for some time, the longest reinforced concrete bridge span in the world. Inaugurated in 1973, it sits 70 meters above the average water level. Bronze sculptures sit ...
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São João Bridge
São João Bridge
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Address: Avenida de Gustavo Eiffel Porto
This railway structure, by Edgar Cardoso, connects Campanhã station in Porto to all southern destinations with the first station being General Torres in Vila Nova de Gaia. Its central span of 250m, was a new world record among the bridges in "p ...
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Freixo Bridge
Freixo Bridge
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Address: Via de Cintura Interna
On the outskirts and the furthest upstream of all the city's bridges, it was built by Professor António Reis and engineer Daniel de Sousa and was inaugurated in September 1995. The bridge consists of a portico, with a 150 metre main expanse, ma ...
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Maria Pia Bridge
Maria Pia Bridge
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Address: Avenida de Gustavo Eiffel
Gustavo Eiffel's first masterpiece, which he worked on with Theóphile Seyrig, was inaugurated in 1877 and remained in use for 114 years. It has a double-hinged arch that supports a single-track railway deck on truss pillars. In 1982 it was c ...
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Infante Bridge
Infante Bridge
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Address: Rua das Fontaínhas
The bridge was inaugurated in 30 March 2003 following a project by the engineer Adão da Fonseca. It was built to replace the upper deck lane of the Luís I Bridge, used now by the metro line D . With a 371 metres long and 20 metres wide deck, it ...
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