China's world longest and highest bridge

Apr 04, 2012, 12:19 PM IST
At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.
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At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.

Known as the Anzhaite Long-span Suspension Bridge, it was opened for public on Tuesday, officials said.
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Known as the Anzhaite Long-span Suspension Bridge, it was opened for public on Tuesday, officials said.

A worker gives a final touch to the bridge before it was opened for the public.
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A worker gives a final touch to the bridge before it was opened for the public.

A labourer gives a finishing touch to Anzhaite Long-span Suspension Bridge in Jishou.
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A labourer gives a finishing touch to Anzhaite Long-span Suspension Bridge in Jishou.

The longest and highest bridge in the world also offers stunning views of the Dehang Canyon.
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The longest and highest bridge in the world also offers stunning views of the Dehang Canyon.

The bridge is said to be a key part of the Jishou-Chadong Expressway.
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The bridge is said to be a key part of the Jishou-Chadong Expressway.

The bridge is expected to give much relief to commuters as it may help ease traffic jams.
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The bridge is expected to give much relief to commuters as it may help ease traffic jams.

At night, the bridge is lit up with 1,888 lights making it a sight of pleasure.
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At night, the bridge is lit up with 1,888 lights making it a sight of pleasure.

Journalists and photographers trying to get a good view of the longest and highest bridge in the world.      Photo courtesy: AP/Rex Features/Imagine China
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Journalists and photographers trying to get a good view of the longest and highest bridge in the world. Photo courtesy: AP/Rex Features/Imagine China