A bridge is defined as a type of physical structure that connects two areas that has an impassable obstacle in between them, i.e., a valley. It also can be used to connect villages, cities and other populated areas to each other. The best bridge uses the shortest distance between two locations.
Bridges can be found all over the world, and they are used in many different ways. Moreover, you’ll find bridges that rarely look alike. These bridges can be used for ferrying trains, automobiles or pedestrians. Because our geography is so unique, there are bridges that are longer than others. China is currently the leader when it comes to the longest bridges.
China is known for being a country of bridges, and the Runyang Bridge solidifies that claim. This bridge was first built on the Yangtze River which is located in the province of Jiangsu. The Runyang Bridge connects two points- first, the point of Zhenjiang, built on the south banks, and second, the point of the Yangzhou on the river banks.
The whole length of it spans 35.66 kilometers long. It takes an average driver approximately 40 minutes to get from one side to the other! Construction of the Runyang Bridge started out in 2000 and was completed in just 5 years. It was opened to the public for use in 2005.