5 longest Bridges in the world

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  1. Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge

The Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the world’s longest bridge. It is a 164.8-kilometer long viaduct on the Beijing-shanghai high-speed railways. The bridge is located on the rail between Nanjing and Shanghai in east China. It was completed In 2010 and opened on 30 June 2011 and construction took four years and 10,000 people to build this marvelous structure and cost about 8.5 billion. This bridge currently holds the Guinness world record for the world’s  longest bridge in any category.

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2. Changhua Kaohsiung Viaduct

Changhua-Kaohsiung Viaduct is the world second longest bridge. This bridge is a part of the railway line of the Taiwan high-speed rail network. By December 2012, over 200 million passengers had been carried over it. The bridge is 157.31km long and designed to be earthquake resistant. The bridge goes from Banguashan in Changhua County to Zuoying in Kaohsiung and completed in 2007.

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  1. Tianjin Grand Bridge

Tianjin Grand Bridge is a railway viaduct bridge that runs between Langfang and Qingxian, part of the Beijing-shanghai high-speed railways. Its total length is 113.7km and was completed in 2010 and opened in 2011. It is the third longest bridge in the world.

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  1. Cangde Grand Bridge

The Cangde grand bridge is a part of the Beijing-shanghai high-speed railway. The bridge has been designed to withstand the earthquakes. The total length of the Cangde Grand bridge is 105.81km and has a total of 3092 piers. It is the world’s fourth longest bridge.

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  1. Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge

The Weinan Weihe grand bridge is a part of the Zhengzhou- Xi’an High-speed railway which connects Zhengzhou and Xi’an in China. This bridge is 79.73km long crossing the Wei river twice as well as many other rivers, highways, and railways. It is the fifth longest bridge in the world. The Bridge was completed in 2008  and opened in 2010.

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