1- Millau Viaduct Bridge - France:

Millau Viaduct Bridge

The Millau Viaduct bridge is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres (1,125 ft) above the base of the structure. It is the 12th highest bridge deck in the world, being 270 metres (890 ft) between the road deck and the ground below. Millau Viaduct is part of the A75-A71 autoroute axis from Paris to Montpellier. Construction cost was approximately €400 million. It was formally inaugurated on 14 December 2004, and opened to traffic on 16 December. The bridge has been consistently ranked as one of the great engineering achievements of all time. The bridge received the 2006 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering Outstanding Structure AwardMore details

2. Yavus Sultan Selim Bridge - Turkey:

Yavus Sultan Selim Bridge

The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge is a bridge for rail and motor vehicle transit over the Bosphorus strait, to the north of two existing suspension bridges in Istanbul, Turkey. The bridge is located near the Black Sea entrance of the Bosphorus strait, between Garipçe in Sarıyer on the European side and Poyrazköy in Beykoz on the Asian side. The foundation stone laying ceremony was held on 29 May 2013. The bridge was opened to traffic on 26 August 2016. At 322 m (1,056 ft), the bridge is the second tallest suspension bridge in the world. It is, after the Millau Viaduct, the second-tallest bridge in the world of any type. The bridge is also one of the world's widest suspension bridges, at 58.5 metres (192 ft) wideMore details

3. Russky Bridge - Russia:

Russky Bridge

The Russky Bridge is a bridge built across the Eastern Bosphorus strait, to serve the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation that took place in Vladivostok in 2012. The bridge connects the mainland part of the city (Nazimov peninsula) with Russky Island, where the main activities of the summit took place. The bridge was completed in July 2012 and opened by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. On September 3, 2012, the bridge was officially given its name. More details

4Sutong Bridge - China:

Sutong Bridge

The Sutong Yangtze River Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Yangtze River in China between Nantong and Changshu, a satellite city of Suzhou, in Jiangsu province. With a span of 1,088 metres (3,570 ft), it was the cable-stayed bridge with the longest main span in the world in 2008-2012. Its two side spans are 300 metres (980 ft) each, and there are also four small cable spans. The bridge received the 2010 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award (OCEA) from the American Society of Civil EngineersMore details

5. Stonecutters Bridge - Hong Kong:

Stonecutters Bridge

Stonecutters Bridge is 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 on 7 April 2009, making this the second longest cable-stayed span in the world at the time of its completion, and opened to traffic on 20 December 2009. The Stonecutters Bridge won the 2010 Supreme Award at the annual Structural Awards presented by the Institution of Structural Engineers, United Kingdom. More details

6Akashi Kaikyō Bridge - Japan:

Akashi Kaikyō Bridge

The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the world, it links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island, in Japan. It crosses the busy Akashi Strait and it carries part of the Honshu-Shikoku Highway. Since its completion, in 1998, the bridge has the longest central span of any suspension bridge in the world, at 1,991 metres (6,532 ft). It is one of the key links of the Honshū-Shikoku Bridge Project, which created three routes across the Inland SeaMore details

7. Yi Sun-sin Bridge - South Korea:

Yi Sun-sin Bridge is a suspension bridge in the south coast of Korea. The bridge is one part of The Approach Road to Yeosu Industrial Complex. It is the world's fourth longest suspension bridge in terms of its main span length of 1,545 m since it opened in 2012. ‘Yi Sun-sin’ is the name of the Korean Admiral who was born in 1545 and built the world first ironclad warship called 'the Turtle ship' and defended the country against Japanese navy in the Joseon Dynasty. The bridge was designed by Yooshin corporation and was constructed by Daelim Industrial Company. More details

8. Jingyue Yangtze River Bridge - China:

Jingyue Yangtze River Bridge

The Jingyue Yangtze River Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Yangtze River between Jianli County, Hubei Province and Yueyang, Hunan Province in central China. The Bridge opened in June 2010. The bridge crosses the Yangtze River and is one of the 10 largest cable-stayed bridges in the world. The bridge was tolled a few months after openingMore details

9. Great Belt Fixed Link - Denmark:

Great Belt Fixed Link

The Great Belt Fixed Link runs between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen. It consists of a road suspension bridge and railway tunnel between Zealand and the island Sprogø, and a box girder bridge between Sprogø and Funen. The suspension bridge, known as the East Bridge, has the world's third longest main span (1.6 km), the longest outside of Asia. At an estimated cost of DKK 21.4 billion (1988 prices), the link is the largest construction project in Danish historyMore details

10. Zhongzhou Yangtze River Bridge - China:

Zhongzhou Yangtze River Bridge

The Zhongzhou Yangtze River Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Yangtze River in Zhong County of Chongqing, China. Completed in 2009, the bridge carries traffic on the G50 Shanghai–Chongqing Expressway. With a main span of 460 metres (1,510 ft), Zhongzhou Yangtze River Bridge is among the longest cable-stayed spans in the world. The bridge was constructed 134 metres (440 ft) above the original river. The reservoir created by the Three Gorges Dam has increased the height of the water below the bridge and the clearance is reduced to 84 metres (276 ft) when the reservoir depth is at it peakMore details

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