10 World’s Longest Bridge

1. Hangzhou Bridge

Bridge of Hangzhou Bay or his full name Grand trans-oceanic bridge Hangzhou Bayis a road suspension bridge that crosses the bay of Hangzhou, China. Opened to traffic in 2008, it connects Ningbo and Shanghai, the two largest port areas of China and reduces the journey between the two cities about 120 km.

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2. Seven Mile Bridge

The Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys, is a bridge that crosses a pass between the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Strait, connecting Knight‘s Key in the Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys. Among the longest bridges in the world when it was built in 1982, it is one of the many art U.S. Route 1 items in the Keys, which is there called the Overseas Highway.

seven mile bridge Aerial View of the Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys, Florida USA

3. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway north of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, with a length of 38.422 kilometers is the tenth longest bridge in the world and the second longest bridge over water.


4. San Mateo Bridge

The San MateoHayward Bridge spans the bay from San Francisco and connects the city of Hayward with Foster City, a company founded in 1971 planned city east of San Mateo. With a length of 11265.41 meters it is the longest of the five bridges in the Bay of San Francisco as well as ever in California. Their main function is to connect Interstate 880 in the East Bay with U.S. Highway 101 on the San Francisco peninsula. It is used to a large extent by commuters who live in the East Bay and work in Silicon Valley. Because of their parallel position to the Bay Bridge and the Dumbarton Bridge is sometimes used as a detour route when it comes to these bridges to greater congestion.

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5. Donghai Bridge

The Donghai Daqiao is a leading bridge over lake in China. The construction began in June 2002. The completion was 10 December 2005.

The 32.5 km long and 31.5 meters wide road bridge connects the port Luchao in Lingang New City of the district Pudong of Shanghai with Yangshan deep-water port in the circle Shengsi of Zhejiang Province. It runs 40 meters above the sea surface. At their largest ships to pass through mobile office up to a total capacity of 10,000 tons.


6. Confedration Bridge

The Confederation Bridge connects the island since 1997, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick spanning the Northumberland Strait on the east coast of Canada. With 12.9 kilometers, is the longest bridge over a sea area covered with ice in the world. The two-lane road 11 m wide is part of the Trans-Canada Highway between Borden-Carleton, PEI, Prince Edward Island, and a point just west of Cape Storm, New Brunswick. It is a structure of 62 separate multi-span 250 m, post-tensioned concrete box girder at. Much of the curved bridge is 40 meters above the water, but it contains a section 60 meters to allow the passage of boats.


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7. Rio-Niteroi Bridge

The bridge is part of the federal highway BR-101, which runs through the eastern seaboard of the country between the states of Rio Grande do Norte and Rio Grande do Sul.

It measures 13.3 km in length, of which 8.8 km on the waters of the bay. With 27 m width, deck supports 2 x 4 road lanes.

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8. The Penang Bridge

The Penang Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge located in Malaysia that connects the island of Penang in the Malay Peninsula, Seberang Perai and between Gelugor. The bridge across the Straits of Penang, is also linked to the North-South Highway in Prai and Jelutong Expressway in Penang.

It was officially opened to traffic on September 14, 1985. Its total length is 13.5 km, making it the second longest bridge in the country, after the inauguration in March 2014 second Penang Bridge located ten kilometers to the South

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9. The Vasco da Gama Bridge

The Vasco da Gama bridge is a continuous viaduct that crosses the Tagus estuary in its widest part, north of Lisbon, a distance of 12.3 km. Its overall length of over 17 km is the largest in Europe and the 27th largest in the world. Construction began in 1995 and the bridge was opened to the public March 29, 1998, just before the World Expo ’98 celebrating the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the sea route to India by Vasco da Gama.

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10. Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

DanyangKunshan The bridge is a railway bridge in the PRC between the towns of Danyang and Kunshan on the route of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed line. It includes a section of 9 km above the water when crossing the Yangcheng Lake. Completed in 2010 and commissioned in 2011, is 164.8 km long, making it the longest bridge in the world. The maximum range is 80 m.Danyang