Top 10 Longest bridges in the World
Most of the bridges in the world are connecting the two land areas separated by the width of the river did not even reach 100 meters. But this time was no exception increasingly sophisticated technology in the manufacture of bridge technology, now humans can even create a bridge whose length can even reach miles even on this list there is a bridge whose length can reach 30 KM. These are the top 10 longest bridge in the world.
10. Seven-mile bridge, Long 10 887 M
This bridge connects the Gulf of Mexico with the United States mainland in Florida. With a length of more than 10 KM to make this bridge was ranked 10 in the list the longest bridge in the world.
9. San Mateo – Bridge Hayward, Long 11 265 M
This bridge across the Gulf of California, San Francisco USA. More specifically, the west end of the bridge is in Foster City, the latest additions to the urban edge of east San Mateo. The eastern end of this bridge is in Hayward.
8. Union Bridge, Long 12 900 M
This bridge linking Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick on the Canadian plains. This bridge was ranked 8th in a list of 10 longest bridges in the world.
7. Rio Bridge – Niteroi, Long 13 290 M
Bridge Linking the city of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi in Brazil. Construction began symbolically on August 23, 1968, in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
6. Penang Bridge, Long 13 500 M
The bridge connects between Penang Island and mainland Malaysia. This bridge connects Gelugor in Penang Island and Seberang Prai on the mainland Malaysia in the Malay Peninsula.
5. Vasco da Gama bridge, Long 17 200 M
This is the longest bridge in Europe that cross the rivers in the city of Lisbon Portugal. This bridge is the longest bridge in Europe (including viaducts), with. total length of 17.2 km (10.7 miles), including 0.829 km (0.5 miles) to the main bridge, 11.5 km (7.1 miles) in viaducts, and 4.8 km (3.0 miles) in dedicated access roads.
4. Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Long 24 140 M
This bridge across the bay in Maryland Chesepake America. Chesapeake Bay Bridge (commonly known as the Bay Bridge) is a dual-bridge main span in the United States State Maryland; include the Chesapeake Bay, it connects the East and West Coast states.
3. King Fahd Causeway
This bridge across the dam that connects between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. King Fahd Causeway is multiple dike-bridge combination connecting Khobar, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain. Construction agreement signed on July 8, 1981 by King Fahd of Saudi Arabia and Sheikh Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa of Bahrain
2. Donghai Bridge, Long 32 500 M
This is the longest bridge in Asia and also the longest bridge that crosses the ocean, located in Shanghai China. This bridge has a total length of 32.5 kilometers (20.2 miles) and connects Shanghai and Yangshan port off the coast of China. Most of the bridges are low-level bridge.
1. Lake Pontchartrain, Long 38 420 M
This bridge is located in New Orleans Louisiana, USA. With a length of more than 30 KM make this bridge as the longest bridge in the world.