Photographer's Note

About photo - Taken by myself during the passage for the Island of Paquet, with camera SONY WS 5. Image not manipulated. But redimensionei so that it could take care of to the requirements of site.
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About Bridge: Inaugurated in 1974, the Bridge President Costa e Silva, more known as Rio-Niteri Bridge, 13 kilometers of extension and up to 70 meters of height in the stretch of Central Vo are one of the biggest bridges of the world with its.

With average flow of 135 a thousand vehicles per day, carrying about 400 a thousand people, the Bridge benefits the commercial interchange of the region, facilitates the draining of the regional production and contributes for the tourist development of the State.

BRIDGE IS WORLD-WIDE REFERENCE

The innovations in the maintenance processes and operation Da Ponte despertam strong interest academic and of engineering institutions and transports of Brazil and the world. Regularly, Rio-Niteri bridge is visited by professionals, groups of Engineering of diverse Brazilian universities and of schools of the region, futures drivers and users Da Ponte, thus also as specialists and visitors of some parts of the world. You marry them of the workmanship of the floor of concrete of Central Vo and the monitorao of the structures of concrete Da Ponte Rio-Niteri had been presented in the International Conference of the Ibracon ACI (American Concrete Institute), in the Brazilian Association of the Departments of Roads of Set of wheels and in the Engineering club of Rio De Janeiro. In the academic area, you marry them had been object of quarrel in the Week of Engineering of the Of the state of Rio de Janeiro Federal University, in the Universities Federal of the Paraba, the Cear and So Paulo. The bridge also received visiting from ministries of the transports of Peru and China. The Chinese had sent to the River two missions techniques. After the visit they had taken an engineer (consulting Da Ponte S/A) to give to a seminary technician in Pequim, exclusive on structural maintenance Da Ponte Rio-Niteri.
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official site:
http://www.ponte.com.br/concessionaria/sobrea/

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  • Date Taken: 2005-09-21
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