Del Río–Ciudad Acuña International Bridge

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Del Río – Ciudad Acuña International Bridge
Coordinates 29°19′36.32″N 100°55′39.05″W / 29.3267556°N 100.9275139°W / 29.3267556; -100.9275139Coordinates: 29°19′36.32″N 100°55′39.05″W / 29.3267556°N 100.9275139°W / 29.3267556; -100.9275139
Crosses Rio Grande
Locale Del Rio, Texas and Ciudad Acuña
Owner City of Del Rio
Characteristics
Total length 2,035 feet
History
Opened 1930
Rebuilt 1987

The Del Río-Ciudad Acuña International Bridge is an international bridge which crosses the Rio Grande connecting the United States-Mexico border cities of Del Rio, Texas and Ciudad Acuña. The bridge is also known as "Del Río International Bridge", "Puente Acuña" and "Puente Ciudad Acuña-Ciudad Del Río".[1]

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The American side of the Del Río-Ciudad Acuña International Bridge is currently owned by the City of Del Rio, which also manages it. The bridge was originally constructed in 1930, it was reconstructed in 1987. The bridge is four-lane wide by 2,035 feet (620 m) long and includes two sidewalks for pedestrians.[1]

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