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Top 10 longest bridges in the world belongs to China, United States and Thailand, in which China owns the longest bridge. China is also the country  that has the most number of bridges (7 out of 10 bridges) in top 10 longest bridges in the world. Let’s look at top 10 longest bridges in the world:

10. Runyang Bridge (China)

Runyang Bridge, which was started construction in 2005 and completed in 2005 in China, is 35,660 metres (116,990 feet) long. It crosses the Yangtze River in Jiangsu Province, China, downstream of Nanjing. The bridge cost about 700 million USD.

Top 10 longest bridges in the world

9. Hangzhou Bay Bridge (China)

Hangzhou Bay Bridge is a highway bridge accross Hangzhou Bay in the eastern coastal region of China. The construction of the bridge was completed in 2007. Its length is 35,673 metres (117,037 feet).

8. Yangcun Bridge (China)

Yangcun Bridge is the high-speed railway with the length of 35,812 m (117,493 ft) and was completed in 2007.

No. 8 Longest Bridge - Yangcun

7. Manchac Swamp Bridge (US)

Manchac is the No. 7 longest bridge in the world with the length of 36,710 m (120,440 ft) and was completed in 1979.

No. 7 longest bridge - Manchac Swamp Bridge

6. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway (US)

This is the longest bridge in US with the length of 38,442 m (126,122 ft). It composes of two parallel bridges crossing Lake Pontchartrain in Southern Louisiana, US. The southern terminus of the Causeway is in Metairie, Louisiana and the northern terminus is at Mandeville, Louisiana.

6th longest bridge - Pontchartrain Causeway

5. Beijing Grand Bridge (China)

This bridge which was completed in 2010 keeps No. 5 on the length in the world. It is 48,153 metres (157,982 feet).

5th longest bridge in the world - Beijing Grand Bridge

4. Bang Na Expressway (Thailand)

Bang Na Expressway is 54,000 metres (117,000 feet) and was opened in 2000.

No. 4 Bang Na Bridge

3. Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge (China)

The Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge is about 79,732 metres (261,588 feet) long and is completed in 2008 for high-speed rail. the 3rd longest bridge - Weinan Weihe

2. Tianjin Grand Bridge (China)

Tianjin Grand Bridge is the 2nd longest bridge in the world with the length of 113,700 metres (373,000 feet) and completed in 2010. It is also used for  high-speed rail connecting Beijing and Shanghai.

The second longest bridge - Tianjin

1. Danyang – Kunshan Grand Bridge (China)

Danyang – Kunshan Grand Bridge keeps No. 1 position for the longest bridge in the world. It was completed in 2010 with the length of 164,800 metres (540,700 feet). It is used for high-speed rail connecting Beijing and Shanghai.

The longest bridge - Danyang


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