Top 10 Longest Bridges in the World

This is a list of longest bridges in the world. Some of theses are old but most of them are quite new. It is interesting to note that most of the longest bridges in world are present in China. These are the true examples of excellent engineering by mankind. Take a look at top 10 longest bridges from around the world.

10. RunYang Bridge

35,660 m (116,990 ft)

Rung Yang Bridge is situated in China. It was constructed in 2005. This is the tenth longest bridge of the world. It is 35,660m long.

9. Hangzhou Bay Bridge

35,673 m (117,037 ft)

Hangzhou Bridge of China is one of the most beautiful bridges of the world. Its length is 35.6 km. The bridge connect the city of Jiaxing to the Ningboone of the important port of china. At the center special restaurants and other facilities for relaxing are placed on the isle.

8. Yangcun Bridge, Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway

35,812 m (117,493 ft)

This beautiful Bridge was constructed on the river of  Yangtze and as well constructed for an important mission. Its construction was completed in 2007.  Its length is 36.6km

7. Manchac Swamp Bridge – United States

36,710 m (120,440 ft)

Manchac Swamp Bridge of North America is one of the important bridge of region. In fact the bridge connects 55 interstate. Its length is 36.7 km and it was opened in 1970.

6. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway – United States

38,442 m (126,122 ft)

This is one of the oldest Bridges which was constructed in 1956. Its length is 38.4km. This is one of the longest bridges in the North America according to the Guinness World Record.

5. Beijing Grand Bridge, Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway

48,153 m (157,982 ft)

This is high speed Railway Bridge located in china. It is 48, 153m long. Its construction is completed in 2010 and opened in 2011. China has completed its longest bridges construction in 2011, as it will come in to your knowledge after going through the whole list.

4. Bang Na Expressway – Thailand

54,000 m (177,000 ft)

Bang Na Expressway is on the forth Number in our list of longest bridges of the world. Its total length is 54,00m. It is opened in 2000.

3. Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge, Zhengzhou-Xi’an High-Speed Railway

79,732 m (261,588 ft)

This is the third longest bridge of the world constructed in China. This is the high speed railway bridge. It is 79,732m long. It is completed in 2010 and opened in 2011.

2. Tianjin Grand Bridge, Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway

113,700 m (373,000 ft)

This is the second longest bridge of the world as mentioned in the Guinness book of world record. It is also located in people republic of China. This is as well a high speed Railway bridge. It is completed in 2010 and opened in 2011. Its total length is 113,700m.

1. Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

164,800 m (540,700 ft)

Located in Beijing, China, it is longest bridge in the world. Its length is 164,800m. It was completed in 2010 and opened for use in 2011. About 10,000 workers took part in the construction of this bridge, working for four years and cost of this bridge is about $8.5 billion. It also currently holds the Guinness World Record for the longest bridge in the world in any category as of June 2011. Lets see which other bridge is going to take its place in the future.


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