The longest bridges of different countries
• The longest bridges from around the
Trying to determine the longest bridge in the world - not an easy task. For many "work measurement" was carried out the last few years to identify the longest bridges of the Earth. The main reason for this is that it is difficult to determine what constitutes a bridge. Should it be the water? What if the only part of the bridge above the water? Although these are important questions, if you want to get into the Guinness Book of Records, but for our purposes we will not discriminate against any particular type of bridge. Thus, with that said, it's 18 longest bridges in the world.
1. Saratov Bridge.
Saratov Bridge across the Volga River in Saratov was the longest bridge in the Soviet Union after. Its length is 2803, 7 meters, and it connects Saratov on the right (west) bank of the Volga, the city of Engels on the left (east) bank. new bridge, and in 2009, it was completed and opened the second part of the total length of which is 12 760 meters was built in 2008.
2. The Confederation Bridge.
Confederation Bridge - a bridge spanning the Strait Abegveit Northumberland Strait, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick, Canada. It has been called the longest bridge in the world, covering a piece of ice in the winter months.
3. President Bridge.
President Bridge - a bridge that crosses the Volga River in Ulyanovsk region, which connects the city of Ulyanovsk on the east side of the Ulyanovsk region. It is the second longest bridge in Russia and one of the longest bridges in Europe stretching 19, 98 kilometers. Bridge passes to 40 000 vehicles per day.
4. Bhumibol Bridge.
Also known as the Bridge Industrial Ring Road, it is part of the Industrial Ring Road length of 13 km, connecting southern Bangkok with Samut Prakan province. The bridge crosses the Chao Phraya twice with two spans a length of 702 m and 582 m, is supported by two pylons Lozenge height 173 m and 164 m.
5. The Rio-Niterói.
Rio Niteroi Bridge is a girder bridge, located in the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It connects the city of Rio de Janeiro and the municipality of Niteroi. He is currently the sixth largest in the world. It was originally named the bridge President Costa Silva, but rarely it is called so today.
6. Penang Bridge.
Penang Bridge - this is a toll bridge with a dual-carriageway road connecting George Town on Penang Island and Seberang Praia on the mainland of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula. The total length of the bridge is 13, 5 km, making it the longest bridge in Malaysia and the fourth largest in Southeast Asia. Until 2014 it was the only link between the peninsula and the island.
7. The bridge across the Kama on the road R239.
The bridge across the Kama is the bridge on the highway near the village of R239 Sorochyi Mountains in Tatarstan. It is part of the longest bridge construction in Russia, if it is measured by the total length of the road.
8. The bridge Vasco da Gama.
Vasco da Gama Bridge - cable-stayed bridge is surrounded by, which stretches from the Tagus River near Lisbon, capital of Portugal. It is the longest bridge in Europe (including viaducts), with total length of 17 km 2. The bridge also has six lanes (soon to be eight).
Incheon Bridge (also known as Incheon Grand Bridge) - a newly built concrete bridge in South Korea. At its opening in October 2009, he became the second link between the island and the mainland Yondzhong Incheon.
10. The bridge 6th of October.
Bridge 6 October - a sublime highway in the center of Cairo, Egypt. 20, 5 km up the bridge and the dam, which cross the river Nile. In 2011, during the Egyptian revolution, the bridge was the route to the protests in Tahrir Square.
11. Bridge-Tunnel Chesapeake Bay.
Initially tunnel bridge connected the 20-kilometer trestle, two tunnel length 1, 6 km, four artificial islands, two high-level bridge, about 3 km 2 and 8, 9 km of access roads crossing the Chesapeake Bay.
Jintang Bridge - it was built in Zhejiang, China, Zhoushan Archipelago, the largest offshore island group in China.
13. The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge.
Bay Bridge Jiaozhou considered the longest bridge in the world over the water using standard overall length (its part located over land). This bridge is 42, 6 kilometers in length, but extends only over the water 25, 9 kilometers.
14. Dunhaysky bridge.
Dunhaysky bridge - one of the longest bridges in the world. It has a total length of 32, 5 km and connects the mainland Shanghai and Yangshan deepwater port in China.
15. The Runyang Yangtze River Bridge.
Runyang Yangtze River Bridge - a major bridge that crosses the Yangtze River in Jiangsu Province, China, Nanjing below. The complex consists of two main bridges connecting Zhenjiang on the south bank of the river and Yangzhou on the north. The bridge is part of the high-speed Beijing-Shanghai highway. He is the third largest suspension bridge in the world, as well as the largest bridge in China.
16. The Hangzhou Bay Bridge.
35, 673 km in length, the bridge of Hangzhou Bay is one of the longest trans-oceanic bridge in the world. The purpose of this bridge would reduce travel time from Ningbo and Shanghai. He managed to do so; while the road takes four hours, now it takes two.
17. Great Bridge Tianjin.
Tianjin Grand Bridge - a railway bridge, viaduct, which passes between Lanfangom and Qing County, part of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway. This is one of the longest bridges in the world with a total length of about 113 to 700 m. According to the Guinness Book, it takes the title of the second largest bridge in the world.
18. Big Bridge Danyang-Kunshan.
Grand Bridge Danyang-Kunshan - the longest bridge in the world and is currently in the Guinness Book of Records. This viaduct length 164, 8 kilometers. It took four years to build and more than $ 8 billion.