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Sunday, 9 December 2018

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge | The 55 km long sea bridge in China

The 55 km long sea bridge was solemnly opened in China, in the southern province of Guangdong on October 23/2018. The bridge, reportedly becoming the longest in the world, connected the cities of Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. 


6 years of planning research, 9 years of design and construction. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will promote the integration and development of the three places.

Denmark and Sweden Connected by Oresund Bridge same this Chinese this Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will promote the integration and development of the three places.

38 kilometers of the total length of the bridge, as they say in the message, falls on bridge crossings. Part of the bridge length of 6.7 kilometers passes in the tunnel. As noted, the journey from Hong Kong to Zhuhai on the new road will be reduced from 3 hours to 30 minutes. 

Recall Macau and Hong Kong are special administrative districts with a special status within the PRC. Macau and Hong Kong are former colonies and retain substantial autonomy with respect to mainland China. Macau was officially transferred to the government of the PRC in 1987, and Hong Kong in 1997. Hong Kong and Macao have their own laws, independent legal, tax and customs systems. [Photo source]

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, it takes only 30 minutes by car from Hong Kong to Zhuhai Macau.
6 years of planning research, 9 years of design and construction. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will promote the integration and development of the three places. [Photo Source]

HZMB is one of the world's largest infrastructure projects - the bridge has become the longest bridge over the sea, the total length of its main part is 29.5 km, including a 22.9 km of the bridge itself and 6.7 km of a double six-way underwater tunnel connected artificial islands.
Photo Source — Arup

The length of the structure is 55 km, construction of the bridge took eight years, its cost is estimated at 110 billion yuan
Photo Source — Flickr

The tunnel was built under the surface of the Lindingian Canal, which is part of the Pearl River Delta, or otherwise the Pearl River - the third largest in China.
Photo source — HZMB

The 6.7 km long underwater tunnel is the most important link in the large-scale project Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB), which connects Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao with artificial islands and bridges.
Photo Source —  Sohu

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