By Joanna Hansford, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new suspension bridge, the "Ponte estaiada da Barra da Tijuca" was opened to the public last Tuesday morning, December 24th, after an inauguration ceremony and blessing led by the Archbishop of Rio, Dom Orany Tempesta. Approximately 900 meters in length, the bridge links Barra da Tijuca to the International Airport along Avenida Aryton Senna, forming part of the BRT Transcarioca.
The structure, named after the Cardinal Dom Eugênio Salles . . .