Wadi el Kuf Bridge

Wadi el Kuf Bridge
جسر وادي الكوف
jisr ouadi elkouf
Coordinates 32°41′48″N 21°33′56″E / 32.696545°N 21.56561°E / 32.696545; 21.56561Coordinates: 32°41′48″N 21°33′56″E / 32.696545°N 21.56561°E / 32.696545; 21.56561
Carries Msah Rode
Locale Bayda, Libya
Design Cable-stayed
Material Reinforced concrete
Total length 477 m
Width 13.3 m
Longest span 282 m
Clearance above 172 m
Designer Riccardo Morandi
Constructed by C.S.C
Construction begin 1967
Construction end 1971
Opened 1972

Wadi el Kuf Bridge (Formal Arabic: جسر وادي الكوف, jisr ouadi elkouf), is a bridge located 20 km west of Bayda, Libya. It's the second highest bridge in Africa. It was designed by Italian civil engineer Riccardo Morandi. Construction of the bridge began in 1965 and the bridge was opened in 1972. The bridge crosses the Kouf Valley.

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