China Just Opened The World's Longest Sea Bridge

 

The Qingdao Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in China’s Shangdong province opened Thursday. 

According to the Telegraph, the bridge was built in four years at a cost of about $88 billion and will cut down the commute between Qingdao and Huangdao by between 20 and 30 minutes.

This is China’s eighth entry to the list of world’s longest bridges, including the longest: 102-mile Danyang-Kunshan rail bridge that runs over water and land.

China bridgeAerial view shot on June 29

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China bridgeReports shooting live on June 30

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China bridgeDecorated for the opening celebration June 30

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