Hangzhou Bay -- World’s longest sea bridge opens in China

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World’s longest sea bridge opens in China

36-km bridge across Hangzhou Bay near Shanghai will boost economic integration

Making waves: The Hangzhou Bay Bridge in Hangzhou which was inaugurated on Thursday.

JIAXING/NINGBO (Zhejiang Province): The world’s longest sea bridge was inaugurated in the Yangtze River Delta in China on Thursday as part of its effort to boost economic integration and development.

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State television greeted the start of traffic on the bridge with great fanfare, devoting almost the first ten minutes of the evening news of the Labour Day holiday to the subject


The new bridge spans Hangzhou Bay to link China’s financial hub and the port city of Ningbo to the south

Vehicles move on the Hangzhou Bay Bridge during a trial operation in Ningbo, Zhejiang province

To begin with lorries, vehicles with large loads and anything carrying dangerous chemicals will be banned

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