Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge

Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge is a bridge in Mozambique that crosses the Zambezi River. It connects the provinces of Sofala and Zambezia.[1][2] It is named after Armando Guebuza, a former President of Mozambique.

Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge

Portuguese: Ponte Armando Emílio Guebuza
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Coordinates17°48′29″S 35°23′51″E / 17.8081°S 35.3975°E / -17.8081; 35.3975Coordinates: 17°48′29″S 35°23′51″E / 17.8081°S 35.3975°E / -17.8081; 35.3975
CarriesEN1 (2 lanes)
CrossesZambezi River
LocaleCaia and Chimuara
Other name(s)Zambezi River Bridge
Maintained byNational Road Administration
Preceded byDona Ana Bridge
Characteristics
DesignBox girder bridge
Total length2,376 metres (7,795 ft)
Width16 metres (52 ft)
No. of spans6
History
DesignerWSP Global
Constructed byMota-Engil
Soares da Costa
Construction startDecember 2005
Construction cost€ 66 million
Inaugurated1 August 2009
ReplacesFerry service
Statistics
TollUS$ 3 (light vehicles)
US$ 30 (trucks)
Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge is located in Mozambique
Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge
Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge
Location in Mozambique

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  1. ^ "Zambezi Bridge inaugurated". High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique in London. 5 August 2009. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  2. ^ "New bridge unites Mozambique". Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. 7 September 2009. Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2013.

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