New Twenty-Six Mile Long Chinese Sea Bridge is World’s Longest

Jiaozhou Bay Bridge

The recently completed Jiaozhou Bay bridge is, at 26.4 miles, the world’s longest sea bridge. The bridge serves as a shortcut between the port city of Qingdao and a nearby airport and industrial suburb. China is also home to the longest land bridge, a 102 mile rail bridge on the Beijing-Shanghai railroad. In fact, of the 20 longest bridges in the world most are in China.

via The Atlantic Wire & The Telegraph

photo via Xinhua/Yan Runbo

Written by EDW Lynch

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