Vasco da Gama Bridge

Vasco da Gama Bridge

2870 - 392 Montijo

The Vasco da Gama Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge in Portugal, opened on 4 April 1998 - shortly before Expo 98. At 17.2km it is one of the world's longest bridges.

The construction of Vasco da Gama Bridge over the river Tagus by Lusoponte has passed into the annals of the history of civil engineering as one of the largest and most successful projects of the 20th Century.

This Project gained international recognition when it was awarded first prize by the prestigious Ibero-Americana Institution of Architecture and Civil Engineering in the year 2000.
South Bank : The accesses are connected with the motorway A12 and A33.

North Bank: The accesses are connected with IC17 (CRIL), motorway A1, Sacavém, 2ªCircular and IC2.

  • Posted in: Bridges
  • Posted on : Saturday, 03 February 2018.
  • Ownership:: Public
  • Owner:: Lusoponte