Mauricio Báez BridgeEdit profile
The Mauricio Báez Bridge is a Cable-stayed bridge near San Pedro de Macoris, located in the east of the Dominican Republic, around 40 km east of the capital city of Santo Domingo. It is one of the most modern bridges in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. It replaces an old suspension bridge. (seen on the image)
The cost of the bridge was around RD$1 billion, and paid for by the SEOPC (Secretary of State for Public Works and Communications) after the approval of President Leonel Fernández. It was opened on January 19, 2007. It is cable-stayed bridge with the longest span in the Caribbean.