31 Dec '16, 6am

The world's highest bridge is beautiful (just don't look down)

The world's highest bridge is beautiful (just don't look down)

Bridges have a way of captivating our imagination; grand structures that hang improbably against gravity. But no marvel of engineering may be more picturesque than the newly completed Duge Bridge, part of the the G56 Hangzhou–Ruili Expressway, that links two spectacular cliffs in a remote region of China. The bridge spans 4,400 feet across a dramatic valley, but it's the distance below that truly makes it impressive. It suspends a road 1,854 feet above the Beipan River, making it the highest bridge in the world. That's over 200 feet higher than the Sidu River Bridge, its nearest competitor, which can also be found in China. It may seem more like an exercise in grandeur, rather than practicality, to put a bridge in such a remote place, but it's a critical section of highway that links the cities of Qujing and Liupanshui. Travel time between the two cities has now been reduc...

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