China to HK bridge

China to HK bridge

CHINA is gearing up to unveil the world’s longest bridge and underwater road tunnel on 01 Jul, a 50km link between the cities of Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao.

Construction on the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge commenced in 2009, with China credited with having to invent 120 new patented techniques in order to make the bridge a reality.

“It’s more than just a physical link…it connects our thoughts, our sentiments,” chief engineer Su Quanke told the Executive Intelligence Review.

The bridge cost over 100 billion yuan and is referred to as the “bridge of blood and tears” due to the number deaths and injuries incurred during its construction.

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