You can see immense development in worldwide infrastructure throughout the past few decades and bridges are the most remarkable pieces of infrastructure. Bridges have been constructed to make accessibility easier to far-off places. Here are the 10 longest bridges in the world.
Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge
This is the longest bridge in the world. It is 164.8 kilometers long. The bridge is located on the rail line between Shanghai and Nanjing in East China’s Jiangsu province. The bridge is encircled by lowland rice paddies, canals, rivers, and lakes.
Bang Na Expressway
The Bang Na Expressway is 55 km long, situated in Bangkok. It was considered to be one of the longest bridges in the world until 2010 but it was excluded from lists since it does not cross a body of water for most of its length.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is also one of the longest bridges in the world. It’s 38.35 km long. It’s located in the United States crossing Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana.
Manchac Swamp Bridge
The total length of Manchac Swamp Bridge is 36.69 km. It is located in the US states of Louisiana. It’s the longest toll free road constructed over water.
Hangzhou Bay Bridge
Hangzhou Bay Bridge is located in the eastern coastal region of China. The bridge is 35.67 km long. The construction took 4 years to complete. It connects the municipalities of Jiaxing and Ningbo in Zhejiang province.
King Fahd Causeway
The King Fahd Causeway Bridge connects Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. It is a toll road that was started to build in 1981. The construction completed in 1986. The total length is 25 km. The bridge was constructed with an aim to improve the links and bonds between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
The Incheon Bridge is located in South Korea. The total length is 21.38 km. It is the world’s seventh longest cable-stayed bridge. The width is 33.4 meters and the height is 230.5 meters.
This is 13.5 km long dual carriageway toll bridge over water in Malaysia. The bridge was the first and the only road connection between the peninsula and the island until 2014. The bridge is the second longest bridge in Malaysia and the fifth longest in Southeast Asia with this total length.
Vasco Da Gama Bridge
The Vasco Da Gama Bridge is located in the capital of Portuguese. The total length of the bridge is 17.2 km. The construction started in February 1995 and came to an end on March 1998.
The Rio-Niteroi Bridge is a box-girder bridge that connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói. The total length of the bridge is 8.25 miles. It is currently the longest concrete bridge in the southern hemisphere and the sixth longest in the world.