Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge, Paramaribo

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The Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge (Dutch: Jules Wijdenboschbrug), also called Suriname bridge and known locally as Bosje Brug, is a bridge over the Suriname River between the capital city Paramaribo and Meerzorg in the Commewijne District. The bridge is part of the East-West Link, and is named after former president Jules Wijdenbosch. Constructed by Dutch constructor Ballast-Nedam, the bridge has two lanes, is 1504 metres long, and was opened on 20 May 2000.

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  • I think it's pathetic and sad that a simple Bridge that is meant as a Crossing between two districts in this case specifically Paramaribo and Commewijne it's being used and or seen as a tourist...  more »
  • although the building is only some 15 years it seems to be in desperate need of repair. Also why did they not construct a 2 lane bridge in both directions. always congested.  more »
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