Longest bridge over water (aggregate length)
- Qingdao-Haiwan Bridge
- 300000 tonne(s) (metric ton)
- China Jiaozhou Bay,Shangdong Province
The six-lane, T-shaped Qingdao-Haiwan road bridge, which spans Jiaozhou Bay in China’s Shangdong Province, is 42.5 km (26.4 miles) long. The earthquake- and typhoon-proof bridge opened in 2011 and is designed to withstand the impact of a 300,000-tonne vessel. Image via Alamy.