According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge, a 102.4 mile (154.7km) long viaduct on the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway, is the world’s longest bridge in any category. The bridge is also pretty tall with an average height of 328 feet (100m).
The Danyang-Kunshan was completed in 2010 and opened a year later. It took more than 10,000 workers four years to build, at a cost of $8.5 billion. The Danyang-Kushan Grand Bridge joined the Langfang-Qingxian Viaduct, the world’s second longest bridge at 70.8 miles (113.9km), as part of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Rail.
The Danyang-Kushan Grand Bridge, as the map below shows, runs through fields of rice paddies, the Yangtze River Delta, and Yangcheng Lake.
The following are images of the Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge:
The following video shows the Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge in motion.