Hangzhou Bay Bridge, Shanghai, Ningbo, China

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Hangzhou Bay Bridge is the largest bridge ever built in China, the bridge links Shanghai to Ningbo in Zhejiang Province, cutting the traveling distance between the two port cities by 120 km and driving time from 4 to 2 hours. The 10 billion yuan, S-shaped bridge will shorten the ground distance between Ningbo and Shanghai. Its completion will add two records to bridge construction history. Around 36 kilometers in length, it will be the longest trans-ocean bridge in the world. It will also have been the most difficult to construct.

The Hangzhou Bay is a gulf in the East China Sea where one of China’s natural wo