This is a stunning bridge. It epitomises what the Chinese are doing these days. Michael Snyder's article emphasises their skills, dedication and determination.
This is more than an eyeopener; it's time to wake up to what is going on in the world.
Note that the person below is 1102 feet above the ground and is sweeping the dirt off this twenty first century
Engineering marvel with a broom that was designed centuries ago. He has no safety line. Blasting and coating this steel superstructure in a couple of decades will be an interesting project.
Aizhai Bridge in Hunan province is 336 m (1,102 ft.) high and has a 1,176 m (3,858 ft.) span. It connects two traffic tunnels in the mountains, cutting the time needed to traverse the canyon from 30 minutes to 1 minute.
Construction took five years. Work finished at the end of last year, making it the world's longest and highest suspension bridge. A brave worker puts the final touches on the Anzhaite Bridge . The bridge, which connects to two tunnels, was built to ease traffic.