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Top 10 Longest Sea Bridges in the World

21-NOV-2018 17:59
Top 10 Longest Sea Bridges in the World

Bridge is a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as body of water, valley, or road etc. It connects two points that shorten the distance and increase the connectivity.

Top 10 Longest Sea Bridges in the World

The list of top 10 longest sea bridges in the world is given below:

10. Third Mainland Bridge

It is one of the longest bridges in Africa. It connects the Lagos Island to the mainland.

Distance: 11.8 km (7.4 mile)

9. Confederation Bridge

It connects the Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick, Canada.

Distance: 12.9 km (8 mile)

8. Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line

It is also known as Trans-Tokyo Bay Expressway. It connects the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture with the city of Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture.

Distance: 23.7 km (14.8 mile)

7. King Fahd Causeway

It is a series of bridges and causeways connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

Distance: 25 km (16 mile)

6. Jintang Bridge

It is cable-stayed Trans-oceanic Bridges that connects the Jintang Island and Zhenhai, Ningbo (China).

Distance: 26 km (16 mile)

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5. Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

It is bridge tunnel crossing. It connects Northampton County on the Delmarva Peninsula and Eastern Shore with Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth on the Western Shore and South side / Tidewater which are part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of eight close cities around the harbour’s shores and peninsula.

Distance:  37 km (23-mile)

4. Donghai Bridge

It is one of the longest cross-sea bridges in the world. It connects mainland Shanghai's Pudong New Area with the offshore Yangshan Deep-Water Port in Zhejiang's Shengsi County.

Distance: 32.5 km (20.2 mile)

3. Hangzhou Bay Bridge

It is located between the municipalities of Jiaxing and Ningbo in Zhejiang province, China.

Distance: 35.673 km (22 mile)

2. Qingdao Haiwan Bridge

It is also known as Jiaozhou Bay Bridge. It is located between Qingdao and Huangdao District, China.

Distance: 42.6 km (26.4 miles)

1. Overseas Highway

It is not only the most beautiful scenic drives in United States of America but also one of the most scenic drives in the world. It connects the cities of Miami to the West Florida (USA).

Distance: 181.9 km (113-mile)

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Top 10 Longest Sea Bridges in the World

Name of Bridge

Distance (Miles and Kilometre)

1. Overseas Highway

113-mile (181.9 km)

2. Qingdao Haiwan Bridge

26.4 mile (42.6 km)

3. Hangzhou Bay Bridge

22 mile (35.673 km)

4. Donghai Bridge

20.2 mile (32.5 km)

5. Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

23-mile (37 km)

6. Jintang Bridge

16 mile (26 km)

7. King Fahd Causeway

16 mile (25 km)

8. Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line

14.8 mile (23.7 km)

9. Confederation Bridge

8 mile (12.9 km)

10. Third Mainland Bridge

 7.4 mile (11.8 km)

The construction of the bridges shows the real character of the human progress because there was a time when human could not even imagine the crossing seas and oceans.

Top 10 Longest Bridge in the World

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