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World’s Longest Bridges

World-Longest-Bridges

There is no way defined to measure the accurate length of any bridge. Some bridges are measured from the start of the front entrance ramp to the ending point of the exit ramp. Some are measured from shore to shore. However, others are the length of the full construction concerned in building the bridge.

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

Akashi-Kaikyo-Bridge

The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge known as the Pearl Bridge, links town of Kobe to Iwaya on Awaji Island in Japan. It crosses the Akashi Strait. It carries a part of the Honshu-Shikoku road. Total length of Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is 6,532 ft.

Krämerbrücke

Krämerbrücke bridge

The Krämerbrücke, a bridge within the Thuringian town of Erfurt that is cover with inhabited 0.5 timbered buildings on either side of Germany. Its length is 259 feet. It’s distinctive in Europe north of Alps. The bridge spans the Breitstrom, a branch of Gera, connecting Wenigemarkt and Benediktsplatz.

Taman Negara Canopy Walkway

Taman-Negara-Canopy-Walkway

Deep within the heart of the Malaysian jungle, the Taman Negara provides tourists with unseen views and no shortage of thrills. The length of Taman Negara Canopy Walkway is 1,509 ft passing through over 1/4 mile of slender bridges strewn between centuries-old trees, giving up-close-and-vertigo-inducing views of native flora and fauna 160 feet higher than the jungle floor.

Evergreen Point Bridge, Seattle

evergreen-point-floating-bridge-seattle

The length of Evergreen Point Bridge is 7,580 ft.  The aging structure is presently being replaced by a bigger, even longer, additional trendy bridge that may even accommodate a light-rail system.

Pont de la Libération

Pont-de-la-Libération

Though arch bridges are still well-known nowadays, they’re typically engineered with trendy materials like steel. Over a hundred years previous Pont de la Libération, Villeneuve-sur-Lot is created of brick and unreinforced concrete technically tiny stones and mortar.

The Hartland Bridge

The-Hartland-Bridge

The Hartland Bridge has total length of 1,283 feet. Constructed as a non-public bridge by a coalition of residents urgently, crossing the Saint John River 3 cents for pedestrian and 6 cents for a horse and wagon.

Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

Danyang–Kunshan-Grand-Bridge

This bridge is connecting Shanghai to Beijing along with Nanjing in China. This elevated bridge was named the world’s longest bridge by Guinness World Records in 2011. Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge is 102.4 miles in length.

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Paul Morris is an entrepreneur, consultant and author. He is an advisor at Xpert Automation, a tech-based business incubator focused on scalable startups, and founder of ContentFy.

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