World’s Longest Bridges

Next we are leaving Asia aside and going to the U.S. The 6th longest bridge we have in the world is hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana. The bridge is called Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, compared to the first five this is an older bridge which was built in 1969. It is 126,122 feet in length and one of the longest bridges in America.

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Another bridge from Louisiana, which has a toll-free highway on it. The bridge is called the Manchac Swamp Bridge and stands along over the water for 120,440 feet. The toll-free highway on it is the longest one on a bridge. The construction cost was $7 million dollars for each mile which makes it quite high-priced.

Manchac Swamp Bridge

Yangcun Bridge in China was finished in 2007, which was earlier than the other bridges in the country. It is the 8th longest bridge in the world and 177,493 feet in length. Like the other bridges we counted in China, this one also has speed train rails on it.

Yangcun Bridge

Another bridge finished in 2007 in China; 117,037 feet long Hangzhou Bay Bridge is the longest highway in China. Hangzhou Bay is situated on the eastern coastal region and links Jiaxing and Ningbo, two cities in the Zhejiang territory.

Hangzhou Bay Bridge

The Runyang Bridge is the 2nd longest highway in China under which flows the Yangtze River.  The bridge is 116, 990 feet long, despite its brand-new look today, it was started to be built in 2000 and finished in 2005.

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Runyang Bridge