General Artigas Bridge
|Libertador General San Martín Bridge|
|Locale|| Colón, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina.
Paysandú, Paysandú, Uruguay.
|Preceded by||Salto Grande Bridge|
|Followed by||Libertador General San Martín Bridge|
|Total length||2,350 metres (7,710 ft)|
|Width||12 metres (39 ft)|
|Longest span||140 metres (460 ft)|
|Clearance below||34 metres (112 ft)|
|Opened||December 10, 1975|
The General Artigas Bridge is a road bridge that crosses the Uruguay River and joins Argentina and Uruguay. It runs between Colón, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina, and Paysandú, Paysandú Department, Uruguay. It is a cantilever bridge with a total length of 2,350 metres (7,709 ft). The main span of the bridge measures 140 metres (460 ft) in length.
The bridge is named after José Gervasio Artigas, the father of Uruguayan independence. It was inaugurated on December 10, 1975.
- Libertador General San Martín Bridge
- Salto Grande Bridge
- Cellulose plant conflict between Argentina and Uruguay
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