Pipiral Bridge

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Pipiral Bridge
Viaducto Pipiral
Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia
400 feet high / 122 meters high
410 foot span / 125 meter span


The highest bridge on the highway between Bogota and Villavicencio, Colombia, the Viaducto Pipiral opened in 2002. The bridge arcs across a steep mountainside creek with 3 equal sized prestressed concrete beam spans of 410 feet (125 mtrs). The 2-lane roadway is supported on a single cell concrete box girder with vertical walls. Also on the Bogota-Villavicencio highway is the 295 foot (90 mtr) high Puente Chirajara.




Pipiral Bridge satellite image.

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