Matadi Bridge

NBI
Structurae ID
20003202
Global Region
Africa
Country
Congo
State/Province
Bas-Congo
City
Matadi
Crossing
Congo River
Lat/Lon
-5.82539/13.43419
Construction
1979 - 1983
Age
38
Design life
Designer/Cosultant
Total Length
722
Maximum Span
520
Usage
Foot/Bicycle, Road
Health
Good
Cable
Steel
Deck
Steel
Pier
Steel
Reconstruction
Yes
Year Reconstructed
Modifications
No
Monitoring
No
Notes
Built by Japanese consortium. Japanese engineers could not enter for about 20 years after 1991 due to political instability in the Congo, maintenance was conducted by the Congolese engineers themselves.