TOP 10 LONGEST BRIDGES IN THE WORLD

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Top 10 Longest Bridges in the World

If one country is good to build bridges (literally then), China is. They do it a lot and also manufacture bridges of enormous length. It is therefore not surprising that the top 10 longest bridges in the world are almost a Chinese one-man show.

10. Yangcun Bridge (China)

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This bridge is also known as the viaduct of the railway line between Beijing and Tianjin. It is the exclusive area of ​​the fastest conventional train in the world, racing over 350 kilometers per day. This specially constructed bridge of 35.81 kilometers connects the two largest cities in northern China.

9. Manchac Swamp Bridge (United States)

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TOP 10 LONGEST BRIDGES IN THE WORLD

The Manchap Swamp Bridge in the US state of Louisiana is considered to be one of the longest bridges over water. The concrete gutter is 36.69 kilometers long and is part of the Interstate 55 highway. Built on poles hit 76 meters below the swamp, it estimated that such a sloppy 130 million dollars.

8. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway (United States)

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Also in Louisiana, this bridge is 38.35 kilometers long as the longest bridge in the world that is constantly crossing water. Two parallel bridges lead the car traffic south and northwards. The bridge to the south was completed in 1956. 13 years later, an identical bridge followed in the opposite direction.It connects Mandeville to the north of Louuisiana with Metairie, a suburb of New Orleans in the south.

7. Beijing Grand Bridge (China)

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This viaduct is part of the high-speed train line between Beijing and Shanghai. In less than 5 hours, you travel from one city to another across this highland line, also known as Jinghu High Speed ​​Line. The 48.15 kilometer long bridge was taken into use in 2010.

6. Bang After Expressway (Thailand)

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No less than 54 kilometers long, this highway is the longest viaduct in the world. The opinions are divided whether you can call Bang Na really a bridge because he hardly goes over water. The only piece of water that bridges this concrete colony is the Bang Pakong River.

5. Weinan Weihe Great Bridge (China)

Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge - TOP 10 LONGEST BRIDGES IN THE WORLD

The five tallest bridges in the world are all rail bridges. The Weinan Weihe bridge is 79.73 kilometers long and crosses the Wei River twice. Along the way, he passes more rivers, highways and railways. The bridge is part of the railway between the cities of Zhengzhou and Xi’an and is used by high-speed trains.

TOP 10 LONGEST BRIDGES IN THE WORLD

4. Tianjin Great Bridge (China)

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Meanwhile we have ended up in the bridges category for more than 100 kilometers. 113.7 km to be exact. Like the Beijing Grand Bridge, this bridge is part of the high-speed line between Beijing and Shanghai. The bridge used in 2011 is located between the places Langfang and Qingzian.

3. Cangde Great Bridge (China)

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Actually, the route between Beijing and Shanghai is a major railway bridge, which is divided into several sections. The big bridge of Cangde is 115.9 kilometers long, which makes him a little longer than Tianjin’s big bridge. Cangde was delivered in 2010.

2. Changhua-Kaohsiung Viaduct (Taiwan)

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This 157.3 kilometer giant is specially built for high-speed trains in Taiwan. The bridge delivered in 2007, which is transported annually to a few hundred million passengers, is earthquake-proof. A series of viaducts will enable the train to stop safely in the event of an earthquake.

1. Danyang-Kunshan Great Bridge (China)

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It is getting boring, but this bridge is also part of the high-speed train between Shanghai and Beijing.The longest bridge in the world, with a length of 164.8 kilometers, runs between Danyang and Kushan in east China. The bridge is about rice fields, canals, rivers and lakes. The largest water surface that is bridged is the 9 kilometer long stretch over the Yangcheng Lake. There were about 10,000 people working on this bridge, built in four years and taken into use in 2011.

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