On July 2, 1973, the San Juanico Bridge, the longest (2.16-kilometer) bridge in the Philippines which spans a body of sea water between the islands of Samar and Leyte in the Visayas, was inaugurated.
|Mrs. Imelda R. Marcos cuts the ribbon to mark the opening of the bridge. Julio Cardinal Rosales, the President Ferdinand E. Marcos, Mrs. Cristina Ford, and other guests look on.|
|President Ferdinand E. Marcos, First Lady Imelda R. Marcos, and Julio Cardinal Rosales greet well-wishers at the San Juanico Bridge|
|The San Juanico Bridge carries the Pan-Philippine Highway between Samar and Leyte|
|Taken from the Leyte side of the bridge|
|San Juanico Bridge : Graceful Crossings|