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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 17:24 GMT aquiles PRO
MARVELLOUS BRIDGE AND FOTO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aug 02 2008 03:16 GMT galpay PRO
Hi aquiles! Thank you for your kind comment.
Aug 05 2008 01:28 GMT Ometepe
FANTASTICA TOMA

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