Longest, Highest, Oldest - Notable Bridges

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Friday, Jan 8 2010 by

Here is a list of a few record setting bridges. This is a very dynamic list. It is constantly being updated . There seems to be an informal competition in the developing countries of the far east to be the first to build the newest ‘longest’ bridge of one type or another. All records are current as of December 30, 2009.

Longest Bridges

Bang Na Expressway (Google Maps)
Bang Na Expressway
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway (Google Maps)
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Longest Suspension Bridges

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge (Google Maps)
Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
Xihoumen Bridge (Google Maps)
Xihoumen Bridge

Longest Cable Stayed Bridges

Sutong Bridge (Google Maps)
Sutong Bridge
Stonecutters Bridge (under construction) (Google Maps)
Stonecutters Bridge (under construction)

Longest Cantilever Bridges

Longest Cantilever Bridge - Pont de Quebec (Google Maps)
Longest Cantilever Bridge - Pont de Quebec
Forth rail bridge (Google Maps)
Forth rail bridge

Largest Arch Bridges

Chaotianmen bridge - world's longest arch bridge (Google Maps)
Chaotianmen bridge - world's longest arch bridge
Lupu Bridge (Google Maps)
Lupu Bridge

Highest Bridges

Royal gorge bridge (Google Maps)
Royal gorge bridge
Millau Viaduct (StreetView)
Millau Viaduct

Oldest Bridge

Pons Fabricius (Birds Eye)
Pons Fabricius

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