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World's Great Bridges: Puente del Alamillo by Santiago Calatrava

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Architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava designed the Alamillo Bridge for the 1992 Expo on La Cartuja Island in Seville, Spain. Find facts below.
The Alamillo Bridge in Seville, Andalusia  (Spain). Santiago Calatrava, architect.

The Alamillo Bridge in Seville, Andalusia (Spain). Santiago Calatrava, architect.

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Four new bridges were constructed for the 1992 Expo (World's Fair) in Seville, Spain. Alamillo Bridge, or Puente del Alamillo, is one of two bridges that Santiago Calatrava designed. Alamillo Bridge crosses the Guadalquivir River, connecting the old quarter of Seville with La Cartuja Island. Construction on the bridge began in 1989 and was completed in 1992.

Type: Cantilever spar cable-stayed. The deck is secured by a single, cabled pylon angled at 58 degrees.
Span: 200 meters

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