Building Bridges in Rio: BRT Transcarioca

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Construction is underway on Ponte Estaiada do Fundão, a Cable-Styled bridge that will span 400m across Guanabara Bay between Ilha do Fundão and Ilha do Governador in Zona Norte (North Zone). Leaving the existing access for passenger cars, the new bridge will be exclusively for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses as part of the Transcarioca corridor.

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