"Bridge of the Americas" Panama Favorite Tip by seagoingJLW

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  the Bridge
by seagoingJLW

Favorite thing: This is the Bridge of the Americas which spans the Panama Canal on the Pacific side. It is 354 feet tall and 5,007 feet long. It connects the two land masses separated by the Panama Canal and is part of the Pan American Highway.

The bridge was inaugurated on Octeber 12, 1962. It was originally called the Thatcher Ferry Bridge.

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  • Updated Jan 17, 2003
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