Italy inaugurated a sleek new bridge in Genoa on Monday, though relatives of the 43 people killed when the old viaduct collapsed said the pomp and ceremony risked overshadowing the tragedy.
Construction work is being carried out for the Puente de la Integracion bridge connecting Paraguay with Brazil. The bridge spans the Parana River and connects Presidente Franco in Paraguay with Foz de Iguazu in Brazil.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has inaugurated the world's tallest bridge. The 403m tall Baluarte bridge spans a deep ravine in the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains in northern Mexico.