China Builds The World’s Longest Glass Bridge

Report have it that China has officially unveiled the world’s longest glass-bottomed suspension bridge in Hebei Province’s Hongyagu Scenic Area which is 488 meter span (1,600 feet) bridge over a vertical drop of 218 meters (715 feet).It was opened to the public on December 24 2017.The bridge can accommodate up to 2000 people but only 500 to 600 visitors will be allowed to walk on it simultaneously.

The three-year construction project was a blockbuster and has given rise to several record-breaking claims including the largest span, the greatest transparency and “the most spectacular pedestrian glass suspension bridge.”The bridge is 4 meters wide (13 feet) and made of 1,077 glass panels that are four centimeters thick (almost 1.6 inches).

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