Top 10 longest bridges in the world 2012 April

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Whether crossing cities or waters, whether being straight or winding, the longest bridges in the world are a visual spectacle and a power statement of  engineers. Let’s see the most impressive 10 bridges in the world.

10th: Bypass road of Kanpur city, India

Part of National Highway 2 that connects the towns of New Delhi and Kolkata, the bridge section which bypasses the town Kanpur measure 25 km.
Bypass road of Kanpur city, India
Bypass road of Kanpur city, India

Seat 9: King Fahd Highway, Saudi Arabia

This 25 km long bridge linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Its construction began in 1981, was completed five years later.
King Fahd Highway, Saudi Arabia
King Fahd Highway, Saudi Arabia

Seat 8: Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, North America

Despite the bizarre name, this double bridge connects the town of Baton Rouge with Lafayette, Louisiana. Construction length is 29.3 km.
Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, North America
Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, North America

Seat 7: Donghai Bridge, China

Completed in 2005, Donghai bridge contributed to the development of the port city Ningbo. The length of this bridge reaches 32.5 km.
Donghai Bridge, China
Donghai Bridge, China

Seat 6: Bridge Runyang, China

Measuring 35.6 km, this double bridge has a very important mission: crosses the famous Yangtze River and was opened in 2007.
Bridge Runyang, China
Bridge Runyang, China

Seat 5: Bridge of Hangzhou, China

There is something even more amazing than the length of 35.6 km which measured the bridge that connects Jiaxing and Ningbo cities. At the Mid is a special area with restaurants and other facilities for rest, all placed on an isle.




Bridge of Hangzhou, China

4th: Manchac Swamp Bridge, North America

36.7 km long bridge from Louisiana State is part of Interstate 55. Its construction was completed in 1970.
Manchac Swamp Bridge, North America
Manchac Swamp Bridge, North America

3rd: Lake Pontchartrain Road, North America

This is the oldest bridge in the top, built in 1956, measures 38.4 kilometers long, the longest continuously bridge in the world, according to Guinness World Records.
Lake Pontchartrain Road, North America
Lake Pontchartrain Road, North America

Place 2: Bridge Jiaozhou, China

The world’s longest bridge built over water, according to Guinness World Records, measures 42.4 km in length, was completed at the beginning of 2011.
Bridge Jiaozhou, China
Bridge Jiaozhou, China

1st: Highway Bang Na, Thailand

Completed in 2000, this bridge in Bangkok is recognized as the longest in the world, although its leadership is still controversial. Its length reaches no less than 54 km.
Highway Bang Na, Thailand
Highway Bang Na, Thailand