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10 Tallest Bridges In The World== >

1. Millau Viaduct, France – 343 metres (1,125 ft) tall. Opened in 2004, this 4 lanesbridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the River Tarn near Millau in southern France. The bridge has 7 piers of different heights. The second one is the tallest with a height of 244.96 m (803 ft 8 in) – making it the tallest structure in France, taller than the Eiffel Tower!
Tallest Bridges In The World: Millau Viaduct, France


2. Russky Bridge, Russia – 320.9 metres (1,053 ft) tall. Located in Vladivostok, the bridge was completed in 2012. It connects the mainland part of the city with Russky Island
Tallest Bridges In The World: Russky Bridge, Russia


3. Sutong Bridge, China – 306 metres (1,004 ft) tall. Opened in 2008, this bridge spans the Yangtze River between Nantong and Changshu
Tallest Bridges In The World: Sutong Bridge, China


4. Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, Japan – 298.3 metres (979 ft) tall. This beautiful suspension bridge was opened in 1998. It links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island. It is the tallest suspension bridge in the world
Tallest Bridges In The World: Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, Japan


5. Stonecutters Bridge, Hong Kong – 298 metres (978 ft) tall. A high level cable-stayed bridge which spans the Rambler Channel in Hong Kong, connecting Nam Wan Kok, Tsing Yi island and Stonecutters Island. The bridge deck was completed and opened to the public in 2009
Tallest Bridges In The World: Stonecutters Bridge, Hong Kong


6. Yi Sun-sin Bridge, South Korea – 270 metres (890 ft) tall. Except of being the 6th tallest bridge in the world, it’s also the second tallest suspension bridge in the world and the fourth longest suspension bridge in the world
Tallest Bridges In The World: Yi Sun-sin Bridge, South Korea


7. Jingyue Bridge, China – 265 metres (869 ft) tall. This cable-stayed bridge in Jianli County was opened in 2010 and crosses the Yangtze River
Tallest Bridges In The World: Jingyue Bridge, China


8. Great Belt East Bridge, Denmark – 254 metres (833 ft) tall. Opened in 1998, this bridgeruns between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen. It is the third tallest bridge in Europe
Tallest Bridges In The World: Great Belt East Bridge, Denmark


9. Zhongxian Huyu Expressway Bridge, China – 247.5 metres (812 ft) tall. Completed in 2010, this bridge crosses the Yangtze River in Zhong County
Tallest Bridges In The World: Zhongxian Huyu Expressway Bridge, China


10. Jiujiang Fuyin Expressway Bridge, China – 244.3 metres (802 ft) tall. A Cable-stayed bridge under construction and should be completed by the end of 2013. With a main span of 818 m (2,684 ft) it will become one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world upon its completion
Tallest Bridges In The World: Jiujiang Fuyin Expressway Bridge, China

10 Highest Bridges In The World = =>>

1. Sidu River Bridge, China – Height of 496 m (1,627 ft). This 1,222 m (4,009 ft) long suspension bridge is the world’s highest bridge since 2009. Located in the Hubei Province, it  crosses the valley of the Sidu River
Highest Bridges: Sidu River Bridge, China (source: wiki)


2. Baluarte Bridge, Mexico – Height of 403 m (1,322 ft). A cable-stayed bridge, located along the Durango–Mazatl├ín highway. The bridge has a total length of 1,124 m (3,688 ft), the second-highest bridge overall
Highest Bridges: Baluarte Bridge, Mexico (source: wiki)

3. Baling River Bridge, China – Height of 370 m (1,210 ft). A suspension bridge in Guizhou Province. The bridge spans over the Baling River Valley. The bridge has a total length of 2,237 m (7,339 ft)
Highest Bridges: Baling River Bridge, China (source: wiki)


4. Beipanjiang River 2003 Bridge, China – Height of 366 m (1,201 ft). A suspension bridge in Guizhou Province. The bridge has a span width of 388 metres. Between 2003 and 2005, it was the world’s highest bridge
Highest Bridges: Beipanjiang River 2003 Bridge, China (source: wiki)


5. Aizhai Bridge, China – Height of 350 m (1,150 ft). A suspension bridge in Hunan, China. It is the world’s highest and longest tunnel-to-tunnel bridge
Highest Bridges: Aizhai Bridge, China (source: wiki)


6. Beipanjiang River 2009 Bridge, China – Height of 318 m (1,043 ft). A suspension bridge in Guizhou Province. It crosses the Beipan River. It was opened to the public in 2009, just 6 years after another (and higher) bridge crossing the same river was opened (see number 4 in this list)
Beipanjiang River 2009 Bridge, China (source: wiki)


7. Liuguanghe Bridge, China – Height of 297 m (974 ft). A beam bridge in GuizhouChina. It held the record for world’s highest bridge between 2001 and 2003. It is still the highest beam bridge in the world
Highest Bridges: Liuguanghe Bridge, China (source: wiki)


8. Zhijinghe River Bridge, China – Height of 294 m (965 ft). The highest arch bridge in the world. The bridge crosses the valley of the Zhijinghe River and is opened to the public since 2009
Zhijinghe River Bridge, China (source: wiki)


9. Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, United States – Height of 291 m (955 ft). The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction within a theme park. The bridge deck crosses the Royal Gorge 955 feet (291 m) above the Arkansas River, and held the record of highest bridge in the world from 1929 until 2001. The bridge is 1,260 feet (384 m) long It is the highest in the United States
Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, United States (source: wiki)


10. Beipanjiang River Railway Bridge, China – Height of 275 m (902 ft). The world’s highest railway bridge. The bridge spans a deep canyon on the Beipan River in Guizhou province. This is the third bridge within this list spanning over the Beipan river
Beipanjiang River Railway Bridge, China (source: wiki)

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