Spotlight on the Sankulay Kunda River Crossing

01/26/2012 12:42

January 9, 2012

Photo Essay

When a River Gets a Makeover

Coming from the south, accessing the historically-important town of Jangjangbureh, formerly Georgetown, has gotten much easier

Sankulay Kunda River Crossing: Then ...

A GPTC Bus Crashes into the Sankulay Kunda River in 1992 Claiming a Few Lives. Photo Credit/ "Armitage Days"

... And Now

About Sankulay Kunda Bridge

Built: jointly by Senegalese firm CSE and Acrow Africa

Physical Properties: Length, 121.9 meters; width, 7.32 meters; capacity, 350 tonnes

Cost: $5.5m

Life Span: 80-90 years

Source: Daily Observer

 

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