In the world of bridge construction industry, there is such a saying: before the 1970s, the world bridge construction was dominated by Europe and the United States; it’s dominated by Japan in the 90s and by China in the 21st century.
Nowadays, the "China Bridge" not only refresh the world record of bridge again and again, but also become a bright
business card of "Made in China" and the important symbols for Chinese national strength.
Before the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, There are two bridges known as "The World's Longest Cross-sea Bridge".They are the Hangzhou Bay Bridge which is 36 km ;and the other is Jiaozhou Bay Bridge which is 36.48 km.
The Hangzhou Bay Bridge
The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge
The World 's Longest Bridge
The large railway bridge from Danyang to Kunshan on Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway is composed of 4000 units of
900-ton box girder and 164.851kms,which was named the longest bridge, the first high-speed rail bridge all over the world.
The World's Highest Bridge
The Beipanjiang Bridge is well known as the world's highest bridge with 1341.4kms. It starts from Bijie to Duge on Hang-Rui expressway. It’s located in the junction between Yunnan Xuanwei and Guizhou Shuicheng, acrossing Yunnan-Guizhou provinces.It’s 565m high from bridge to valley which is the same height as a building of200 stories.
The Longest and Tallest Glass Bridge Worldwide
The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bottom Bridge is 430m long and 6m wide with 99 pieces of three-layers superimposed tempered glasses which is only 0.6m in thickness. It’s named as the world's longest, highest, and first bridge which uses glass as the main force structure. At the same time, it is also the world's highest bungee place.
The World 's First Truss Bridge with Steel Tube and Concrete
The Sichuan Ganhaizi Bridge is 1811m in length and the highest steel tube concrete pier reaches 117m,which is one of the large - scale and difficult projects of Beijing-Kunming high-speed and Yasi highway .It’s the world 's first truss bridge with steel tube and concrete bridge with the longest truss girder and the highest steel tube concrete pier.