The Arrábida Bridge is an arch bridge situated in Porto, Portugal. The bridge was opened in 1963, it was designed by architect Edgar António Mesquita Cardoso and its purpose is to allow for vehicular and pedestrian crossing over the River Douro. The bridge has 6 lines for vehicular traffic and two pedestrian walkways. The arch bridge was built out of iron and reinforced concrete. The deck of the bridge stretches for 493.2 metres with a width of 26.5 metres. The bridge is recognised as a National Monument.
The bridge is part of the A1 road. You can only cross the bridge in a car, bus, motorbike or on foot. The 1, 902, 903 and 907 buses stop close by to the bridge.
Opening Times and Admission
The bridge is free to use, you can cross it on foot or in a vehicle. There is also a bridge climb available to people, this walks people over the arch of the bridge, the bridge climb can be booked online.