There was once a time in history, when man could not even imagine crossing the seas and oceans, let alone building bridges to span them. But as man has made tremendous progress over a period of time, he has been able to bridge the gaps between oceans and seas by constructing some amazing bridges over sea water.
Here is a list of top 10 longest sea bridges in the world:
10. Third Mainland Bridge
The number 10 spot on this list is occupied by Third Mainland Bridge, which spans a total length of 11.8 km, making it the longest bridge in Lagos, Nigeria. Its connect Lagos Island to the mainland.
9. Confederation Bridge
The next name in this list is that of Confederation Bridge in Canada, which links the Prince Edward Island with the mainland New Brunswick. The 12.9 km long bridge, which was opened in 1997, is built over Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait.
8. Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line
The Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line or the Trans Tokyo Bay Highway is a 14 km long bridge tunnel combination built of the Tokyo bay in Japan. It constitutes of a bridge of length 4.4 km and tunnel measuring 9.6 km and joins the cities of Kawasaki and Kisarazu.
7. King Fahd Causeway
The 25 km long King Fahd Causeway, which established a link between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, comes next in the list of top 10 sea bridges in the world in 2015. It is a series of bridges and causeways, which was opened for the public in 1986.
6. Jintang Bridge
The next name to make it in this list is Jintang Bridge in China, which connects the Jintang Island with Zhenhai, Ningbo. This is a highway bridge with a cable stayed portion and its total length is 26.5 km.