Freixo Bridge

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Ponte do Freixo
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Coordinates41°08′31″N 08°34′46″W / 41.14194°N 8.57944°W / 41.14194; -8.57944Coordinates: 41°08′31″N 08°34′46″W / 41.14194°N 8.57944°W / 41.14194; -8.57944
CarriesMotor vehicles
History
Opened1995

The Freixo Bridge (Portuguese: Ponte do Freixo) which was inaugurated in 1995 is a Portuguese bridge over the Douro river, connecting Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto. The purpose of its construction was to create an alternative to Arrábida and D. Luis I bridges. The designers of he bridge are António Reis and Daniel de Sousa. The bridge with total length of 705 m has 8 spans.[1]

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