Briñas Bridge is a bridge in the municipality of Haro, La Rioja (Spain) that crosses the Ebro River over a horseshoe-shaped meander. It is Gothic in style. Made of ashlar stone, the oldest remains seem to date from the end of the 13th century, and it was repaired in the 15th century and on many other occasions thereafter.
It is 150 metres long and 4.6 metres wide. It has seven openings, although it seems that initially it had only six. The oldest would be the fifth and sixth.
For centuries it was very important, as it was one of the few bridges over the Ebro and formed part of the Basque Way of St. James in the Interior.
It was a very popular crossing point for trade with Alava and Navarre, being important for the transit of goods, for which it is known that in the 15th century, during the time of the Catholic Monarchs, tolls were charged to be able to pass over it.
The date of construction would be prior to 1288, framed within the repopulation policies after the reconquest from the end of the 11th century, both to fix the population and to attract new settlers through the granting of charters and charters, and for this purpose the improvement of road networks was essential.
On the Ebro, the Roman bridges of Mantible, Varea and Mendavia having become unusable, the bridges of Miranda de Ebro (where the Carlos III bridge is today), San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Logroño (where the stone bridge is today) and Briñas were built at this time.


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