With the level of development of technical science, advanced infrastructure as today, the conquest of geographical ways is what is no longer difficult for human beings. We can easily see the bridges of the north through large rivers, on rugged cliffs or through fearful areas. And what's more surprising is that by the hands and minds of humans were able to create incredibly impressive bridges. The sea is a very difficult terrain to conquer and most of the distance between the two shores is also an extremely large challenge. Let's take a look at the top 9 most impressive sea bridges in the world.
Guangzhou Bay Bridge (China)
The Bridge of Guangzhou Bay is a road bridge through the Gulf of Taizhou, connecting Hoang Dao District, Qingdao City and Hong Island Island. Inaugurated on 30 June 2011, it reduces the road distance between Qingdao and the island. Open bridge at the same time as Thanh-Hoang tunnels nearby, both parts of the project connect to the Chau Bay.
The Bridge of Guangzhou Bay is 26.7 km (16.6 mi) in length, as part of the project connecting the Guangzhou Bay with an overall 41.58 km (25.84 mi). According to the Guinness Book of Nations, the bridge of the intersection is the world's longest bridge on the water (calculated as total length 41.58 km) as of July 7, 2011, crossing two other bridges in China is the Hangzhou Bay Bridge and the East Sea Bridge.
Hangzhou Bay Bridge (China)
Hangzhou Bay Bridge is a long-term highway bridge with partial cable-stayed through the Hangzhou Bay in the eastern coastal area of China. It connects the cities of Jiaxing and Ningbo in Zhejiang province.
Hangzhou Bay Bridge is one of the longest cross-sea bridges in the world with a length of 35.673 km (22 mi). The bridge shortens the highways between Ningbo and Shanghai from 400 km (249 miles) and 280 km (174 mi) away and reduces time from 4 to 2 hours.
Dong Hai Bridge (China)
Dong Hai Bridge (China) is the world's first and longest trans-sea bridges until Hangzhou, the Bay of Hangzhou opened on 1 May 2008. The bridge was completed on Dec. 10, 2005. The bridge has a total length of 32.5 km (20.2 mi) connecting the Shanghai area with the port of Dương Sơn in China. Almost the entire low-foot bridge. There are also a few cable-stayed bridges that allow large ships to pass through, with the largest bridge of 420 m.
Pontchartrain Lake Expressway Bridge (USA)
The bridge across Lake Pontchartrain has a total length of 38.42 km, linking Metairie and St. Tammany County, USA. It was recognized by the Guiness World Record as the longest water bridge in the world in 1969 but was succeeded by the usurper (Chinese) in 2011. On average, more than 30,000 vehicles flow through here.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (USA)
Chesapeake is a combined sea bridge with a total length of 28.3 km. The bridge has four lanes running through Chesapeake Bay and connects Virginia Beach with Cape Charles. The building has up to 4 artificial islands on the water, about 3.2 km of causeway and 8.8 km of auxiliary roads. It is recognized as one of the seven artificial wonders of the world.
Macau Bridge-Zhuhai-Hong Kong
Total length 55 km, main structure is 29.6 km long. This project consumes 420,000 tonnes of steel, equivalent to 60 Eiffel tower. The cost of building the bridge estimates more than 10 billion USD. The bridge is designed to limit the negative impacts to the marine environment, inhabited by Chinese white dolphins. The main circuit of the bridge is hooked on 6/6/2016.
Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line Bridge (Japan)
The bridge is also known as Trans Tokyo Bay, with a total length of 14 kilometers combined between bridges, highways and tunnels built on Tokyo Bay, Japan. The length of the bridge is 4.4 km and the 9.6 km tunnel connects two cities Kawasaki and Kisarazu. On the bridge there is an artificial island called Umihotaru, which focuses on many restaurants and entertainment venues.
Jintang Bridge (China)
The Jintang Sea Bridge connects Jintang Island with Zhenhai, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. The bridge is 26.5 kilometres in length.
Penang Bridge (Malaysia)
Penang Bridge, in Malaysia connecting Gelugor on the island of Penang and Seberang Prai on the mainland of Peninsular Malaysia. The bridge also belongs to the highway system in Penang. Official request for car on 14/9/1985. Total length 13.5 km.
King Fahd Bridge (Arab Emirates-Bahrain)
Built to promote commercial exchanges and tighten diplomatic relations, the King Fahd Causeway connects the Arab Emirates with the island of Bahrain. After years of incubation, the two Arab countries and Bahrain officially placed the first stone in the construction of the bridge on 11/11/1982. With a total cost of about 800 million, the bridge consists of 4 lanes of 28 km long, 23 m wide.
Confederation Bridge (Canada)
The Confederation connects Prince Edward Island to the mainland in New Brunswick. The bridge is 12.9 km long, put into use in 1997 and is built through the Abegweit Pass and the Northumberland Strait.