General Artigas Bridge

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Libertador General San Martín Bridge
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Crosses Uruguay River
Locale Colón, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina.
Paysandú, Paysandú, Uruguay.
Preceded by Salto Grande Bridge
Followed by Libertador General San Martín Bridge
Characteristics
Design Cantilever 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)
History
Construction begin 1970
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.

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Coordinates: 32°15′53″S 58°6′0″W / 32.26472°S 58.10000°W / -32.26472; -58.10000