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Sunday 3 July 2011

world's longest sea bridge

China opens world's longest sea bridgeChina opened on Thursday (June 30) the world's longest cross-sea bridge.
The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 42 kilometres long and links China's eastern port city of Qingdao to the island of Huangdao.
 
Image: This photo taken on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 released by China's Xinhua news agency shows the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. 
(Photographs copyright AP)

China opens world's longest sea bridge

Guinness World Records says the previous record holder for a bridge over water is the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana. The Chinese bridge is more than 4 kilometres longer. Image: The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in China


China opens world's longest sea bridge

State-run CCTV says the 35 metre-wide bridge is the longest of its kind and cost more than 10 billion yuan (US$1.5 billion).The bridge supported by more than 5,000 pillars was built in four years. Image: This photo taken on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 released by China's Xinhua news agency shows the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province.

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