34miles, £12billion, China Set To Open World’s Longest Sea Bridge(Photos)

Construction on the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao is almost complete.

After seven years of construction, the 34-mile-long bridge is set to open at the end of the year.

It will cut travel time from Hong Kong to Zhuhai down to 30 minutes from 3 hours.

Zhu Yongling, director of the management bureau of the bridge has confirmed that the bridge will open at the end of the year.

The bridge used 420,000 tonnes of steel which is enough to build 60 Eiffel Towers.

It bridge’s total length is 55 kilometres (34 miles) making it 14 miles longer than the distance from Dover to Calais.

The bridge has cost some HK$ 112 billion (£12 billion). Video footage shows the sheer size of the completed main structure.


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