25 de Abril Bridge, Lisbon
|Architect/Designer||Morrow, Irving (1884-1952)|
|Strauss, Joseph Baermann (1870-1938)|
|Library Reference||Davis Portugal - Lisbon - 25 de Abril Bridge|
|Credit||Bill Davis / RIBA Collections|
NOTES: Said to be the longest suspension bridge in Europe and was designed by the same team as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Franciso.It was inaugurated on the 6 August 1966 and was named Salazar Bridge, after Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of Portugal until 1974. After the Carnation Revolution that took place on the 25 April 1974 and SalazarÔÇÖs regime was overturned, the Bridge was renamed after that date.
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