D. Luís I Bridge

D. Luís I Bridge

Avenida de Vímara Peres, Porto
Porto

Planned by the engineer Teófilo Seyrig, a disciple of Eiffel, it was inaugurated in 1886 and it is composed by two overlapping iron decks. The bridge has 395 metres long and 8 metres wide, and its arch is still considered to be the world's biggest one in forged iron. Nowadays the upper deck is used by the Metro of Porto, connecting the area of Porto's Cathedral to the Garden of Morro and to the Avenida da República in Vila Nova de Gaia.

  • Posted in: Bridges
  • Posted on : Monday, 30 January 2017.