Have you ever wondered what are some of the highest bridges in the world? You’re in luck as in this post, we will look at the highest bridge in the world. There are many tall bridges around our planet; we will look at a few and talk about them. So let’s talk about some of these brides.
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Sidu River Bridge
The first bridge we will look at is the Sidu River Bridge. This bridge stands at 496 meters or 1627 feet. Wow, that is a big bridge! Now we will look into the history behind this magnificent bridge.
Sidu River Bridge – Gallery
Sidu River Bridge – Movie
History of the Sidu River Bridge
Located in China over the Sidu River Valley, construction on the bridge first began in 1989. The bridge was officially opened in 2009 to the public. Designed by the CCHCC Second Highway Consultants Company, this bridge was part of China’s ever-expanding highway project. It cost around 100 million dollars to be built.
How the Sidu River Bridge Looks
Sidu River Bridge has a tow H-shaped towers near both ends. There is a beautiful valley below, with an amazing view of the whole area! It is really an amazing sight to see.
Duge Beipanjiang Bridge
The next bridge is the Duge Beipanjiang Bridge. This bridge is located over the Beipan River, and it connects Yunnan to Guizhou. Duge Beipanjiang Bridge is around 565 meters tall or 1854 feet; this is the tallest bridge in the world! This one is also located in China. So before we talk about how this bridge looks like, let’s get into the history of this amazing bridge.
Duge Beipanjiang – Gallery
Duge Beipanjiang Bridge – Movie
History of the Duge Beipanjiang Bridge
Duge Beipanjiang Bridge was completed and opened to the public in 2016. It became the tallest bridge globally, another major accomplishment by China and the CCHCC Second Highway Consultants Company. If you want to see a massive bridge, then this is the one to visit.
How the Duge Beipanjiang Bridge Looks
This bridge is massive! It looks so beautiful and resembles the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Both the river and valley below the bridge really look amazing from the bridge. The view is so amazing, and they really bring out the beauty of the Chinese countryside. If you are going to visit this bridge you must take a picture of the bridge; it will be a moment you won’t soon forget.
The Bottom Line
There are more of these tall bridges than what was listed here; the Sidu River Bridge and the Duge Beipanjiang Bridge are just the tallest in the world! The great news is that the other tall bridges are located in China as well. China has many of these tall bridges because the terrain of the Chinese countryside is mountainous. To let cars travel easily around the countryside, tall bridges were built to help people get around faster.
If you ever visit China, you should check out all of these wonderful bridges. Once you do, you can say you have seen the tallest one in the world. Take a trip and see these amazing marvels; you will not be disappointed.