Beipanjiang Bridge is the Highest Bridge in China. Toppling all previous spans for height, the new Beipanjiang Bridge Duge opened in 2016 as the first crossing to ever surpass the 500 meter height barrier as well as becoming the first cable-stayed bridge to ever hold the title of The World’s Highest Bridge. Let us know some intriguing facts about this tallest bridge in the World, Beipanjiang Bridge.
1. Unprecedented Height
Beipanjiang Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. There is no other so high bridge in the world as Beipanjiang. Beipanjiang bridge has opened for the public use on 29 December 2016. It is 564 meters high from the sea-level.
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2. Time Saving
Beipanjiang Bridge is very convenient for the public. It cuts travel time between two mountainous provinces Xuanwei in Yunnan to Shuicheng in Guizhou from more than four hours to around one.
3. Massive And Impressive Infrastructure
Beipanjiang Bridge has a massive and impressive infrastructure, this is a four-lane bridge, connecting two cities. Scenic views from the bridge are breathtaking.
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4. Expensive Too
The four-lane bridge was constructed in three years at a cost of $144 million or over 1 billion yuan.