Tsing Ma Bridge

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Tsing Ma Bridge
Tsing Ma Bridge 2008.jpg
Tsing Ma Bridge at night
Carries6 lanes of roadway (upper)
2 MTR rail tracks, 2 lanes of roadway (lower)
CrossesMa Wan Channel
LocaleMa Wan Island and Tsing Yi Island
Official nameTsing Ma Bridge
Characteristics
DesignDouble-decked suspension bridge
Width41 metres (135 ft)
Longest span1,377 metres (4,518 ft)
Clearance above62 metres (203 ft)
History
OpenedMay 22, 1997
Statistics
TollHK$30 (cars)
Tsing Ma Bridge
Traditional Chinese青馬大橋
Simplified Chinese青马大桥
Literal meaningCyan Horse Great Bridge

The Tsing Ma Bridge is a bridge in Hong Kong.[1] It is the world's ninth-longest span suspension bridge, and was the second longest at time of completion. [2] The bridge was named after two of the islands at its ends, namely Tsing Yi and Ma Wan. It has two decks and carries both road and rail traffic, which also makes it the largest suspension bridge of this type. The bridge has a main span of 1,377 metres (4,518 ft) and a height of 206 metres (676 ft). The span is the largest of all bridges in the world carrying rail traffic.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tsing Ma Bridge - Hong Kong Attractions - NextStopHongKong Travel Guide". Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  2. "10 Tallest Bridges In The World". 1 December 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2016.