Longest Bridges In The World
Earlier this year China opened the Quindao Haiwan Bridge.
1. Saratov Bridge
Saratov Bridge across the Volga River in Saratov, Russia was the longest bridge in the Soviet Union upon its inauguration in 1965. Its length is 2,803.7 meters and it connects Saratov on the right (west) bank of the Volga, with the city of Engels on the left (east) bank.
2. Jubilee Parkway
The Jubilee Parkway is a pair of parallel concrete viaduct bridges that carry Interstate 10 across Mobile Bay from the George Wallace Tunnel on Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama eastbound to Spanish Fort/Daphne, Alabama.
3. Confederation Bridge
The Confederation Bridge is a bridge spanning the Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick, Canada. It has been referred to as the longest bridge in the world to span a body of ice during winter months.
4. New Ulyanovsk Bridge
The New Ulyanovsk Bridge is a truss bridge that crosses over the river Volga in Ulyanovsk Oblast, Russia, connecting the city of Ulyanovsk with the east side of the Ulyanovsk Oblast. It is the second longest bridge in Russia, and one of the longest bridges in Europe with a length of 19.98 kilometres.
5. Bhumibol Bridge
Also known as the Industrial Ring Road Bridge, Bhumibol is part of the 13 km long Industrial Ring Road connecting southern Bangkok with Samut Prakan Province. The bridge crosses the Chao Phraya River twice, with two striking cable stayed spans of lengths of 702 m and 582 m supported by two diamond shaped pylons 173 m and 164 m high
6. Rio Niter i Bridge
President Costa e Silva Bridge, commonly known as the Rio Niteroi Bridge, is a box girder bridge located at Guanabara Bay, in the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and the municipality of Niter
7. Penang Bridge
Penang Bridge is a dual carriageway toll bridge connecting George Town on the island of Penang and Seberang Prai on the mainland of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula. The total length of the bridge is 13.5 km (8.4 mi), making it the longest bridge in Malaysia as and the fourth longest in Southeast Asia.
8. Kama Bridge
The Kama Bridge, is a bridge on the highway R239 near Sorochi Gory settlement in Tatarstan, Russia. It is a part of the longest bridge structure in Russia if measured by the total length of elevated roadway.
9. Vasco da Gama Bridge
The Vasco da Gama Bridge is a cable stayed bridge flanked by viaducts and rangeviews that spans the Tagus River near Lisbon, capital of Portugal. It is the longest bridge in Europe (including viaducts), with a total length of 17.2 km (10.7 mi).
10. Aerotrain Test Track
Although it has fallen out of use the Arotrain Test Track was where the French Arotrain high speed rail was being tested in the 1970s and despite portions of the extensive track having been demolished it is still visible today.
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