The Longest Suspension Bridges around the World

These bridges can be regarded as one of the best engineering marvels in the world. These bridges underline the outstanding efforts of the people to build bridges across rivers and seas. The suspension bridges are gathered according to the length of their main span. Here’s a list of 10 amazing suspension bridges across the world.

Yangluo Bridge

With a main span of 1,280 meters (4,200 ft), it is linked to the Golden Gate Bridge for the ninth longest suspension bridge in the world.

 

The Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is termed as one of the modern Wonders of the World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The bridge places a critical link in the local and regional highway system as the bridge marks the gateway to New York Harbor.

Tsing_Ma_Bridge

The bridge was named after two of the islands at its ends, namely Tsing Yi and Ma Wan. The two decks that carry both road and rail traffic, makes it the largest suspension bridge of this type.

Jiangyin Suspension Bridge

Jiangyin Suspension Bridge links the two cities of Jiangyin and Jingjiang. The main span of the bridge is 1,385 meters.

Humber Bridge

The Humber Bridge, near Kingston upon Hull, England has a span of 2,220 m which opened to traffic on 24 June 1981. It is the fifth-largest of its type in the world.

Runyang Bridge

The Runyang Bridge is a large bridge complex that spreads above the Yangtze River in Jiangsu Province, China. The complex consists of two major bridges that link Zhenjiang on the south bank of the river and Yangzhou on the north.

Great Belt Bridge

The Great Belt Fixed Link is the fixed link between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen across the Great Belt.

Xihoumen Bridge

Xihoumen Bridge is the longest central span of any suspension bridge at 1,991 meters.

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