Don’t look down: the highest bridge in the world is opened


The Duge Beipanjiang Bridge is located in southwest China, and with its 565 meters is the highest such infrastructure facility in the world.
It stretches over a length of 1341 meters and its construction took three years. The cost of construction has gone 1 billion yuan (144 million dollars). The bridge shortens the journey between Liupanshui
and Xuanwei from 5 to 2 hours.
To get an idea of
the height above the Nizhu River, it is two Eiffel towers over one another and one and a half times the height of the Empire State Building in New York.
The new facility takes the record of the previous highest bridge in the world, also in China – the bridge over the River Sidwell has a height of 500 meters.