Africa’s longest suspension bridge

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After years of delays, the Maputo-Catembe suspension bridge, across Maputo Bay on the coast of southernmost Mozambique, was officially opened on Nov. 10. Two 450-foot-high towers suspend the roadway nearly 200 feet above the bay. The 1.86-mile-long bridge is the longest suspension bridge in Africa.

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After years of delays, the Maputo-Catembe suspension bridge, across Maputo Bay on the coast of southernmost Mozambique, was officially opened on Nov. 10. Two 450-foot-high towers suspend the roadway nearly 200 feet above the bay. The 1.86-mile-long bridge is the longest suspension bridge in Africa.