China's Record Breaking 4000 Ft Long Bridge
The world’s highest and longest tunnel-to-tunnel suspension bridge was opened
to traffic recently in China. Aizhai Bridge in Hunan province is 336 m (1,102
ft.) high and has a 1,176 m (3,858 ft.) span. It connects two traffic tunnels in
the mountains, cutting the time needed to traverse the canyon beyond it from 30
minutes to 1.
The bridge, which is located in Jishou, Hunan, measures 1176 metres across and
is 336 metres above the ground, making it the world's highest and longest
Construction has taken nearly five years, with most of the work finished at the
end of last year.
It was built to ease traffic in the area mainly caused by its numerous narrow,
Pedestrians can walk along it on a special walkway and take in views of the