China begins construction of Asia's largest suspension bridge

China has begun the construction of a suspension bridge, slated to be the largest in Asia, over Longjiang River in Yunnan Province.

PTI| Updated: Aug 02, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Beijing: China has begun the construction of a suspension bridge, slated to be the largest in Asia, over Longjiang River in Yunnan Province.

The 2,470-meter-long bridge will be Asia's largest suspension bridge located in a mountain area, state-run People's Daily reported.

The bridge is scheduled to become operational in June next year.