cross / cross over / span


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Japanese / 日本語
cross over or cross over (something)
: to move or go from one side of (something) to the other
The deer crossed over to the other side of the river.
The bridge crosses over the river.

(Source: cross - Learner's Dictionary)​

Is it correct to say "The bridge spans the river" or "The bridge crosses the river" to mean "The bridge crosses over the river"?
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