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List of crossings of the Zambezi River

This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Zambezi River. Locations are listed with the left bank (moving downriver) listed first.

CrossingsEdit

 
 
Cazombo
 
Chinyingi Foot
 
Barotse Causeway
 
Sioma
 
      Katima       Mulilo
 

Kazungula
 
Victoria Falls
 
Kariba
 
Chirundu
 
Cahora Bassa
 
Samora Machel
 
Kassuende
 
Dona Ana
 
Armando Emilio Guebuza
Bridges and other crossings of the Zambezi River
Crossing Type Location Date Opened State Coordinates Lat. Long.

AngolaEdit

Cazombo Bridge road bridge Cazombo, Moxico Province reopened 2008[1] open 11°54′22″S 22°49′52″E / 11.90611°S 22.83111°E / -11.90611; 22.83111

ZambiaEdit

Chinyingi Suspension Bridge foot bridge Chinyingi, Western Province 1970s open 13°21′08″S 23°0′47″E / 13.35222°S 23.01306°E / -13.35222; 23.01306
Barotse Floodplain Causeway road bridge Mongu, Western Province due 2016[2] open 15°12′53″S 22°55′34″E / 15.21472°S 22.92611°E / -15.21472; 22.92611
Sioma Bridge road bridge Sioma, Western Province open since April 2016 open 16°40′21″S 23°37′39″E / 16.67250°S 23.62750°E / -16.67250; 23.62750

Zambia - NamibiaEdit

Katima Mulilo Bridge road bridge Sesheke, Zambia - Katima Mulilo, Namibia 2004[3][4] open 17°28′18″S 24°14′59″E / 17.47167°S 24.24972°E / -17.47167; 24.24972

Zambia - BotswanaEdit

Kazungula Bridge road and rail bridge Kazungula, Zambia - Kazungula, Botswana due 2020[5] under construction 17°47′27″S 25°15′44″E / 17.79083°S 25.26222°E / -17.79083; 25.26222

Zambia - ZimbabweEdit

Victoria Falls Bridge road and rail bridge Livingstone, Zambia - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 1905[6] open 17°55′42″S 25°51′25″E / 17.92833°S 25.85694°E / -17.92833; 25.85694
Kariba Dam road over dam Siavonga, Zambia - Kariba, Zimbabwe 1959 open 16°31′23″S 28°45′41″E / 16.52306°S 28.76139°E / -16.52306; 28.76139
Chirundu Bridge two road bridges Chirundu, Zambia - Chirundu, Zimbabwe 1938 and 2002 open 16°02′18″S 28°51′08″E / 16.03833°S 28.85222°E / -16.03833; 28.85222

MozambiqueEdit

Cahora Bassa Dam road over dam Tete Province 1974 open 15°35′09″S 32°42′17″E / 15.58583°S 32.70472°E / -15.58583; 32.70472
Samora Machel Bridge road bridge Tete - Moatize 1973[7] open 16°10′55″S 33°35′37″E / 16.18194°S 33.59361°E / -16.18194; 33.59361
Kassuende Bridge road bridge Benga - Tete 2014[8] open 16°11′32″S 33°37′7″E / 16.19222°S 33.61861°E / -16.19222; 33.61861
Dona Ana Bridge rail bridge Vila de Sena - Mutarara 1935[9] open 17°26′21″S 35°03′41″E / 17.43917°S 35.06139°E / -17.43917; 35.06139
Armando Emilio Guebuza Bridge road bridge Caia - Chimuara 2009[10] open 17°48′29″S 35°23′51″E / 17.80806°S 35.39750°E / -17.80806; 35.39750

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Angola: Bridge over Zambezi river in Angola re-opened". macauhub.com. Macauhub.
  2. ^ "Mongu-Kalabo Road will economically open Zambia to Angola-Scott". Lusaka Times. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  3. ^ Zeller, Wolfgang (May 2009). "Danger and Opportunity in Katima Mulilo: A Namibian Border Boomtown at Transnational Crossroads" (PDF). Journal of Southern African Studies. 35 (1). doi:10.1080/03057070802685619.
  4. ^ Dierks, Klaus (6 May 2004). "The History of the Zambezi Bridge from Namibia to Zambia: 1982 - 2004". klausdierks.com.
  5. ^ "President tours Kazungula Bridge project". The Herald. Retrieved 2019-05-26.
  6. ^ "Bridging the Zambezi". sunsteelandspray.com. Sun Steel and Spray.
  7. ^ "Samora Machel Bridge". structurae.net. Structurae. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Second bridge over the Zambezi River opens in Mozambique". macauhub.net. Macauhub. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Dona Ana Steel Bridge (between Sena and Mutarara)". hpip.org/. Heritage of Portuguese Influence. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  10. ^ "Zambezi Bridge inaugurated". poptel.org.uk. Mozambique News Agency. Retrieved 30 July 2015.