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Marcelo Fernan Bridge

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Marcelo Fernan Bridge

Marcelo Fernan Bridge
The Marcelo Fernan Bridge, seen from Mactan
Carries 4 lanes of vehicular traffic; pedestrian sidewalks
Crosses Upon Channel
Locale Metro Cebu
Maintained by Department of Public Works and Highways
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Total length 1237 meters (4058 feet)
Longest span 185 meters (607 feet)
Opened August 1999

Marcelo Fernan Bridge is an extradosed cable-stayed bridge located in Metro Cebu in the Philippines. It spans across Mactan Channel connecting Mandaue to Lapu-Lapu City in Mactan Island.

Marcelo Fernan Bridge was opened in August 1999 to decongest the traffic from the older Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. The bridge has a total length of 1237 meters (4058.40 feet) with a center span of 185 meters (606.96 feet). The bridge is one of the widest and longest bridge spans in the Philippines. The bridge was constructed with the help of the Japanese Government. It was named after Senator Marcelo Fernan, a political figure from Cebu City.

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