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Puente Atirantado

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Puentaatirantadonaranjito

Photo posted to Wikipedia by user MelvinPena

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Description 

Gov. Anibal Acevedo Vila led the opening ceremony of the project, which cost $ 31 million. The bridge is 703 meters long and is supported by two diamond-shaped towers and 96 fan-shaped cables. Few days after inaugurated the bridge, took out the marathon "Carrera 10K del Chango sobre el Puente Atirantado" where all proceeds would go to help families of the people of Naranjito. (Wikipedia)

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Río de La Plata on PR-5
Location
Naranjito, Puerto Rico, and Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2008
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Total length: 2,306.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 95.8 ft.
Also called
Puente Jesús Izcoa Moure
Puente Colgante
Puente La Plata
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.32342, -66.20859   (decimal degrees)
18°19'24" N, 66°12'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/795057/2028229 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 3, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added image posted to the forum by Liz
  • October 13, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "First of its kind", as the bridge is the first cable-stayed in the Carribean.
  • October 13, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Comments 

Jesús Izcoa Moure Bridge, Naranjito PR
Posted September 3, 2015, by Liz (tslizanette [at] aol [dot] com)

Recent picture of the bridge.