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Old October 28th, 2010, 04:49 PM   #1
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Bridges of Africa

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Matadi Suspension Bridge (also referred to as Pont Marechal, Completed in 1983)





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Old October 28th, 2010, 08:38 PM   #2
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Nothing amazing, but the Bloukrans Bridge linking the Western and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa (N2 highway):





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Old October 28th, 2010, 09:24 PM   #3
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Africa's longest bridge and one of the longest in the world (Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos)

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Old October 28th, 2010, 09:55 PM   #4
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third mainland bridge goes on forever

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VI bridge

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Old October 28th, 2010, 10:05 PM   #5
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3rd mainland about 12 km long...
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Old October 28th, 2010, 10:08 PM   #6
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my favorite bridge in africa has to go to The Nelson Mandela Bridge in Johannesburg, South Africa. Although the lekki-ikoyi bridge in lagos may become my favorite after completion.

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Old October 28th, 2010, 10:39 PM   #7
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Stanly Bridge.
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Old October 28th, 2010, 10:58 PM   #8
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Oued R’kham viaduct, Province of Bouira, North East Algeria.

Length : 744 m
Height : 140 m





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Constantine, the city of birdges, Algeria



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Beni Haroun bridge, Province of Mila, Algeria

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Tadrar, Province of Mila, Algeria



Taboudrist, Province of Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria

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Old October 28th, 2010, 11:42 PM   #9
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Suez Canal Bridge - Egypt

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Old October 28th, 2010, 11:44 PM   #10
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Honestly that picture is HUGE! resize it.
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Old October 29th, 2010, 12:05 AM   #11
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the longest bridge in africa is 6th October Bridge in cairo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...s_in_the_world
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Old October 29th, 2010, 12:51 AM   #12
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thought that the 6th oct. was a highway...and the part that crossed the nile was the bridge...I didnt know the whole highway was elevated...kinda pointless lol.
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Nothing amazing? If I recall correctly, it's one of the highest bridges in the world!, and inherently, Africa's highest!
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New (Cable-stayed) and old (arch) Abay bridges.







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Adomi Bridge...the best Ghana has to offer











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Old October 29th, 2010, 05:48 AM   #17
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The very old River Niger Bridge, Nigeria

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That isn't really fair lol. But no sweating.

Fourth Mainland bridge will be longer.
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lol see what

The world longest swinging Bridge,

Our oldy Train running on it,








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