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10 Tallest Bridges In The World [Copy link] 中文

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3. Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge – Japan

The Akashi-Kaikyō Bridge, also known as the Pearl Bridge, has the longest central span of any suspension bridge at 1,991 meters (6,532 ft) and a height of 298.3 meters. It is located in Japan and was completed in 1998. The bridge links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island by crossing the busy Akashi Strait. It carries part of the Honshu Shkoku Highway.
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2. Sutong Yantze River Bridge – China

The Sutong Yangtze River Bridge: It is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Yangtze in the China between Nantong and Changshu a city in Jiangsu province. With a span of 1,088 meters (3,570 ft), it is the cable-stayed bridge with the longest main span in the world as of 2010. Its two side spans are 300 meters (980 ft) each, and there are also four small cable spans.

Two towers of the bridge are 306 meters (1,004 ft) high and thus the second tallest in the world. The total bridge length is 8,206 meters (26,923 ft). Its construction began in June 2003, and the bridge was linked up in June 2007. The bridge was opened to traffic on 25 May 2008 and was officially opened on 30 June 2008. The cost of its construction was estimated about US$1.7 billion.
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1. Millau Viaduct Bridge – France

The Millau Viaduct, is a cable stayed road bridge that spans the valley of the River Tam near Millau in southern France. It is the tallest bridge in the world with an impressive height of 343.0 meters (1,125 ft) a little shorter then the Empire State building and taller then Eiffel tower. This massive structure has even been featured in the National Geographic show “Megastructures.” The Construction cost was approximately 400 million Euros and it was formally opened to traffic on 16 December 2004. The bridge has received IABSE Outstanding Structure Award in 2006.
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9. The Runyang Bridge – China

The Runyang Bridge is a large bridge complex that crosses the Yangtz ...

Lovely bridge Angela , just ignore zionazi Seneca..........he seem to be unhappy as of lately.

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Tallest....Biggest.....longgest....insignificant title...I don't know why human being love to pursuit especially in China...i think quality and safey is most important...

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