Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Design sketch of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge


This design sketch shows the man-made island of east tunnel of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge. China began construction of the world's longest cross-sea bridge linking its southern economic hub Guangdong Province to Hong Kong and Macao on Dec. 15, 2009. The Y-shaped Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge will have a total length of almost 50 km, of which about 35 km will be built over the sea. (Xinhua Photo)
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China begins construction of world's longest cross-sea bridge linking mainland, HK, Macao



Chinese vice premier Li Keqiang(C) attends the inauguration ceremony of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge, the world's longest cross-sea bridge, in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, on Dec. 15, 2009. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)




ZHUHAI, Guangdong, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- Construction of the world's longest cross-sea bridge linking China's southern economic hub of Guangdong Province to Hong Kong and Macao began Tuesday, a move widely expected to bring economic ties closer.

Starting from the Lantau Island in Hong Kong, the Y-shaped HongKong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge will have a total length of almost 50 km, of which about 35 km will be built over the sea, making it the longest cross-sea bridge in the world, said Zhu Yongling, an official in charge of the project construction. Full story

Source:news.xinhuanet.com/

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