Friendship Bridge (Brazil–Paraguay)
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The Friendship Bridge
|Locale||Ciudad del Este, Paraguay and Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil|
|Preceded by||Ayrton Senna Bridge|
|Followed by||San Roque González de Santa Cruz Bridge|
|Total length||552.4 metres (1,812 ft)|
|Longest span||290 metres (951 ft)|
History and Importance
The bridge was opened to traffic in 1965. The space between the main arch is 290 metres (303 yards in total). The bridge itself is 552.4 m long.
The bridge is extremely important to the economies of both Foz do Iguaçu and Ciudad del Este.
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