China’s Qingdao Haiwan Bridge – world’s longest sea bridge, opens (Video)

By on Jun 30, 2011 in Amazing, Asia, Current Events, Travel, World Comments

The Qingdao Haiwan Bridge having 26.4 mile-long and being the world’s longest sea bridge was opened in China, according to several international reports on Thursday, June 30, 2011.

China’s Qingdao Haiwan Bridge
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It was believed that the Qingdao Haiwan Bridge broke the record of Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in the American state of Louisiana, in which the Qingdao Haiwan is almost three miles longer than the previous record-holder.

Moreover, the huge structure associates the center of the successful port city of Qingdao located in the Shandong Province with Huangdao community, straddling Jiaozhou Bay, reports added.

Apparently, the bridge is likely to bear 30,000 cars a day and can reach the city of Qingdao and the town of Huangdao by between 20 and 30 minutes.

The Qingdao Haiwan Bridge was built through the latest advances of Chinese engineering in just four years at a cost of £55.5 billion, according to reports.

Below is the video showing the Qingdao Haiwan Bridge in China:

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