10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

• 10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

Bridges plays an important role for mankind. Their presence makes it possible to reduce the time spent on the road, overcoming obstacles (rivers, ponds, precipice) straight is valuable both from an economic and practical point of view.

Bridges are distinguished by two main parameters: skipped load (railway, vehicular, pedestrian, combined) and the static pattern (beam, truss, spacers, pontoon). Below is a list of the longest suspension bridges, which are categorized spacer systems. Their main difference is considered the main support structure, made of flexible elements working in tension; so that the roadway is in limbo.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

the United States. Mackinac Bridge. The main span - 1158 meters.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

Sweden. Bridge Hogakustenbron. The main span - 1210 m

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

the United States. Golden Gate Bridge. The main span - 1280 m.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

USA. Verrazano Bridge. The main span - 1298 meters.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

China. Hong Kong. Tsing Ma Bridge. The main span - 1377 m

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

United Kingdom. Humber Bridge. The main span - 1410 m.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

China. Bridge Zhunyan. The main span - 1490 meters.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

Denmark. Great Belt Bridge. The main span - 1624 meters.

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

China. Xihoumen Bridge. The main span - 1650 m

10 of the longest suspension bridges in the world

Japan. Akashi Kaikyo. The main span - 1991 m