Oldest And Scariest Bridges

By | September 20, 2019

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SHIMANE PREFECTURE, JAPAN - OCTOBER 10, 2017: Source: (Photo by Yuri Smityuk\TASS via Getty Images #866225524)

Vehicles move along Eshima Ohashi rigid-frame bridge connecting Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, and Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture, over Lake Nakaumi.

Bridges come in all sizes, shapes, and levels of weirdness. Some of them can also have a fear factor connected to them, such as the Eshima Ohashi bridge.

The Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan is like a roller coaster and a water slide rolled into one. Built to allow ships to pass underneath, the length of this curvy bridge is one mile long and 11 meters wide.  

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Longjiang Bridge in China. Source: (Wikipedia)

Located in Baoshan, Yunnan, China is the Longjiang Bridge, one of the longest suspension bridges ever built. Built in 2016, this bridge is 3,924 feet in length and has the longest span height on earth. Before the completion of this bridge, the world’s highest bridges were Aizhai and Balinghe.