Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, China
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Bridging the Pearl River. Over and under the delta
This ambitious construction project in China connects three major cities (Hong Kong, Macau, and Zuhai) on the Pearl River Delta. The Hong Kong-Zuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) includes three cable bridges, and a tunnel—similar to the Chunnel between England and France—that takes commuters below the delta’s waters. The HZMB is currently the world’s longest sea-spanning bridge, with a combined length of more than 55 kilometres. Originally set to open in 2016, it was finally completed and open to traffic in October 2018. Would you take a ride through the tunnel under the waters of the Pearl River Delta?