Bridge of the Americas

NBI
Structurae ID
20000448
Global Region
Latin America/Caribbean
Country
Panama
State/Province
Panamá
City
Balboa
Crossing
Panama Canal
Lat/Lon
8.94306/-79.56500
Construction
1959 - 1962
Age
59
Design life
Designer/Cosultant
Total Length
1654
Maximum Span
344
Usage
Road
Health
Good
Cable
Steel
Deck
Steel
Pier
Reinforced Concrete
Reconstruction
Yes
Year Reconstructed
2008
Modifications
Yes
Monitoring
Yes
Notes
In July 2008 began repairing the supports, columns and batteries. Then the change of 168 cables and 42 pendulums was carried out in a period of seven months, ending in March 2009 . 6