China has opened the world’s longest cross-sea bridge – which stretches five miles further than the distance between Dover and Calais. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long and links China’s eastern port city of Qingdao to the offshore island Huangdao. The road bridge, which is 110ft wide and is the longest of its kind, The 11.8 billion yuan (1.7 billion dollars) bridge cuts the length of the road trip from Shanghai to Ningbo by 120 kilometres. You know, Construction of the bridge started in November 2003, took around 8 years to finish this project. The bridge was opened to traffic on a trial basis.