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Rio-Antirio bridge, Greece
The 2,880 meters (9,449 ft) long bridge dramatically improves access to and from the Peloponnese, which could previously be reached only by ferry or via the isthmus of Corinth at its extreme east end. Its width is 28 meter. It has two vehicle lanes per direction, an emergency lane and a pedestrian walkway. Its five-span four-pylon cable-stayed portion of length 2,252 meters (7,388 ft) is the world's second longest cable-stayed deck; only the deck of the Millau Viaduct is longer at 2,460 meters (8,071 ft). However, as the latter is also supported by bearings at the pylons apart from cable stays, the Rio-Antirio bridge deck might be considered the longest cable-stayed "suspended" deck.
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Aug 01 2008 18:01 GMT myownview
love this one
Aug 01 2008 18:02 GMT Midworlder PRO
Wonderful bridge and series
Aug 01 2008 18:23 GMT abojovna PRO
I newer saw this beautiful bridge, amazing series, thank you very much for sharing!
Aug 01 2008 18:34 GMT galpay PRO
Hi myownview,
Thank you for your interest shown in this photo and adding it to your favourites...
Aug 01 2008 18:34 GMT Portasejanelas
great entry!
Aug 01 2008 18:41 GMT LizSA
beautiful bridge series....!! lovely sea
Aug 01 2008 19:50 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
A real beauty!

Thanks for sharing.
Aug 01 2008 22:42 GMT Mariamel
Beautiful capture !
Aug 01 2008 23:32 GMT ManiacMom PRO
A wonderful series on this bridge. Quite a beauty!
Aug 02 2008 00:57 GMT dougrun PRO
Wow, what a beautiful bridge! Thanks for all the information, Galpay!
Aug 04 2008 03:27 GMT fhelsing PRO
That is a wonderful bridge. Nice idea to have a pedestrian walkway, too!