World’s Longest Bridge Over Water

Located in Qingdao City in East China’s Shandong province, the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge is the Longest Bridge in the World. It has a length of 164,800 meters (164.8 kilometers) and a span of 260 feet. The bridge was completed in 2010 after four years of construction and opened in 2011. The total cost of construction is around $8.5 billion dollars and has employed 10,000 workers. The bridge’s primary purpose is for railway traffic.

The Qingdao Haiwan Road Bridge, which is part of the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge, also hold the record as the longest bridge over water. This makes China as the country with the most longest bridge. In fact, three of the world’s longest bridges are from China: the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge, Tianjin Grand Bridge at 113,700 kilometers and Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge at 79,732 kilometers.

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