Archinect - News 2014-08-28T19:16:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/33581587/mexico-inaugurates-world-s-tallest-suspension-bridge Mexico Inaugurates World's Tallest Suspension Bridge Alexander Walter 2012-01-06T17:15:00-05:00 >2012-01-06T17:17:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/da/da63221629a2dea85c1cb65cb4d0c59d.jpg" width="514" height="282" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With yesterday&rsquo;s inauguration, the Baluarte Bridge in Mexico is officially the Guinness World Record holder for the tallest cable-stayed bridge. The massive infrastructure project consists of 152 steel suspenders supporting over 1100 meters of 20 meter wide roadway, with a central span of over 520 meters. Its four lanes are held up by two 400 meter towers &ndash; tall enough to house the Eiffel Tower &ndash; which bring the structure its impressive world record credentials.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>