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Continent Wise - Longest Bridge

Longest Bridge

This is my new series of blog where in I will find and present you the best the continent has with it. Here we will see the Longest Bridge every Continent has with it, be it for railway, roadway or any other network. As from my other blog we know, we will take Russia in Asia and for this blog we won't consider Antarctica.

ASIA:

The Asian continent has vast number of countries which have the potential to build the biggest, tallest and largest infrastructure project of world. The longest bridge in the world is in China called
"DANYANG KUNSHAN GRAND BRIDGE"
DANYANG KUNSHAN GRAND BRIDGE
This bridge is really the longest bridge in the world with a total length of 164.8 km which was started in 2006 and completed in 2010 and opened for the public in 2011.

AFRICA:

In Africa many countries have developing economy which try to maintain the economy with building new infrastructure in the country. The African continent has the longest bridge in Egypt called
"6TH OCTOBER BRIDGE"
6th October Bridge
The bridge is only 10.5 km long but the construction took over 30 years for completion.

NORTH AMERICA:

The North America continent has 3 major countries and all have good economy and here the longest bridge is in United States of America called
"LAKE  PONTCHARTRAIN CAUSEWAY"
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
This bridge has 2 spans with equal length about 126122 feet long called the longest bridge in North America.

SOUTH AMERICA:

In South America we see many many new projects coming up but the longest bridge in South America is in Los Lagos region which sits on a active earthquake region and hence was built to stand over the earthquake. The bridge is called 
"THE CHACAO BRIDGE"
The Chacao Bridge
This is the longest suspension bridge in South America with total length of 2.7 km.

EUROPE:

Europe with most number of developed nations, has many infrastructure projects. The Europe longest bridge is in Portugal called
"THE VASCO DA GAMA BRIDGE"
The Vasco da Gama Bridge
This bridge is in total length of 17.2 km the longest cable-stayed bridge in Europe too.

AUSTRALIA:

In Australia  continent or country we have the longest bridge named 
"TED SMOUT MEMORIAL BRIDGE"
Ted Smout Memorial Bridge
The bridge is 2.7 km long linking Brisbane and Redcliffe.

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