China Opens World’s Highest Bridge

Beijing, China has opened the Beipan River Bridge that links Southwest China’s Guizhou and Yunnan provinces, Xinhua news agency reported.

The bridge is the world’s highest, standing at 565 meters and extending for 1.34 km as it crosses a gorge between the two provinces.

The four-lane bridge reportedly cost over 1 billion yuan to build and took four years to complete.

Source: Qatar News Agency