Vasco da Gama Brig

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Vasco da Gama Bridge
Ponte Vasco da Gama 25.jpg
"Merging in the Mist," F Mira
Coordinates38°45′32″N 9°02′19″W / 38.7589°N 9.0387°W / 38.7589; -9.0387Coordinates: 38°45′32″N 9°02′19″W / 38.7589°N 9.0387°W / 38.7589; -9.0387
CarriesSax road lanes o  IP 1 -  A 12 
CrossesTagus River
LocaleSacavém, north o Lisbon (richt bank)
Municipality of Alcochete (left bank)
Offeecial namePonte Vasco da Gama
Mainteened biLusoponte[1]
Chairacteristics
Designcable-stayed, viaducts
Tot lenth12.3 km (7.7 mi)
Width30 m (98 ft)
Hicht155 metres (509 ft) (pylon)
Langest span420 m (1,378 ft)
History
DesignerArmando Rito
Construction begin1995[2]
Construction end1998[2]
Opened1998-03-29
Statistics
Toll2.60 per passenger car (up to 10.80 per truck) northbound o
Vasco da Gama Brig is locatit in Portugal
Vasco da Gama Brig

The Vasco da Gama Brig (Portuguese: Ponte Vasco da Gama; pronounced: [ˈpõt(ɨ) ˈvaʃku dɐ ˈɡɐmɐ]) is a cable-stayed brig flanked bi viaducts an rangeviews that spans the Tagus River in Parque das Nações in Lisbon, the caipital o Portugal.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Vasco da Gama Bridge". Lusoponte. Retrieved 2011-03-04.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Vasco da Gama Bridge at Structurae