The Rande Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge near Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain. It spans Vigo Ria across the Rande Strait, linking the municipalities of Redondela and Moaña.HistoryIt was designed by Italian engineer Fabrizio de Miranda, the Spaniard Florencio del Pozo (who was also in charge of its foundations), and Alfredo Passaro. The bridge was built in 1978. It forms part of the 'Atlantic Motorway' (AP-9). It was exclusively a toll bridge until 2006, when it became a shadow toll stretch.It has a length of 1,604 metres, its pillars have a height of 148 metres and its main span measures 401 metres. Although it was not the biggest (cable-stayed) span in the world when it opened, it was the longest span with more than two lanes. The bridge, which links Redondela and Moaña through the Strait of Rande, is an emblematic piece of engineering in the ria of Vigo.It currently carries around 50,000 vehicles per day. It is believed that there will be congestion problems in the near future, so the widening alternative has already been studied and projected. Since its opening to traffic in 1981, more than 230 million vehicles have passed through it. It did cost 3.658 million pesetas to build at the time. Planning Redondela trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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puente de rande en rande redondela Pontevedra es unos de los puentes mas bonito de galicia es un puente para mirar more »rande in redondela Pontevedra rande bridge is one of the bridges more beautiful in galicia is a bridge to watch
Já os piratas ingleses esperavam em Rande a chegada dos barcos com o ouro e prata de América. Agora são piratas de luvas brancas quem leva o dinheiro sem precisar de ações violentas. Drake era um vulg... more »Already the English pirates were waiting in the arrival of the Great ships with the gold and silver of America. Now are white gloves pirates who take the money without violence. Drake was an ordinary amateur on piracy. The duplication of the bridge boards will increase the business that offers some private corruption. The landscape is that deteriorate but looks more modern.
Muy buenas vistas de la Ría de Vigo y de la Isla de San Simón. Una pena que destruyan la ría y el puente con la ampliación. more »Very good views of the ría de Vigo and the island of San Simón. A pity that destroy the estuary and the bridge with the extension.
Rating a bridge... well difficult, what rating? Engineering? proximity? the beauty? Let valuation what is a gigantic work that unites and closer to travelers. Moreover, it would have to wonder if it was really necessary to enlargement.
It was in his day a tremendous advancement in communications... today as many great works are beginning to be small...
An emblematic building of the ria, long game to photograph and how not to enjoy the views.
Beautiful bridge, emblematic. Too much traffic and asphalt in poor condition. A colorful bridge that has no way to enjoy cycling. So the landscape must be seen at excessive speed, improper to enjoy the Majesty of the Vigo estuary. In the reform are doing, hopefully have provided open to cyclists and pedestrians.
Simply fantastic. Extensions are underway at the time of writing this review.
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