Tanzania Just Finished East Africa’s Longest Suspension Bridge

(Last Updated On: April 18, 2016)

Tanzanian President John magufuli will this week officially unveil the Kigamboni Bridge connecting Dar es Salaam’s CBD to Kigamboni ward across the Kurasani Creek.

The bridge is 680 meters long. It is the first cable-stayed bridge in East Africa and cost around Ksh13 billion. It is now the 3rd largest bridge in Tanzania. The biggest is Mkapa Bridge (1km) followed by Unity Bridge (720m).

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 4/16/16 - The opening of the Kigamboni bridge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on April 16, 2016. The six lane suspension bridge is 680 meters long. Photo by Daniel Hayduk

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 4/16/16 – The opening of the Kigamboni bridge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on April 16, 2016. The six lane suspension bridge is 680 meters long. Photo by Daniel Hayduk

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