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In 2006, a daily average of 150,000 cars cross the bridge, including 7,000 on the peak hour. Train traffic is also intensive, with a daily average of 157 trains. In all, around 380,000 people cross the bridge daily (190,000 if considering return trips).

Other numbers:
* 1012,88 m - length of main span
* 2277,64 m - length of truss
* 70 m - height from water to upper-platform
* 190,47 m - height of main towers (second tallest structure in Portugal)
* 58,6 cm - diameter of each of the two sets of main cables
* 11,248 - number of steel wire strand cables, each 4,87 mm in diameter, in each set of main cables
* 54,196 km - length of steel wire strand cables making up the two sets of main cables
* 79,3 m - depth (below water-level) of the foundation of the south pillar
* 30 km - length of access roads
* 32 - viaducts in the access roads


Bridge 25 of April
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