World’s Longest Bridge

World's Longest Bridge

Qingdao Haiwan Bridge in China is Now the World’s Longest. Spanning 26.4-miles and cost of $8.72-billion USD, It’s connecting Qingdao to Hungdao, “Chinese officials claim the bridge can withstand the impact of a 300,000 ton vessel, typhoons, and even a magnitude eight earthquake.” The three-way Qingdao Haiwan Bridge is a staggering 174 times longer than London’s Tower Bridge, over the Thames River – and shaves 19 miles off the drive from Qingdao to Huangdao. More pictures after the jump. Continue reading “World’s Longest Bridge”