World’s Highest Bridge Opens to Traffic in Southern China
China’s State Council stated that the world’s highest bridge, the Beipanjiang Bridge,was officialy opened in China’s southwestern Guizhou province.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The world’s highest bridge, the Beipanjiang Bridge, has just opened to traffic in China’s southwestern Guizhou province, standing at the equivalent height of a 200-storey building, China’s State Council said in a statement on Thursday.
“Situated in rugged mountains and gorges, the 1,341-meter-long [0.8 miles] structure, soars 565 meters above the Baipanjiang Valley… Beipanjiang has just overtaken the Sidu River Bridge in Hubei province to become the world’s highest,” the statement said…. [read more]