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« on: October 25, 2018, 11:12:49 pm »


from The Washington Post…

PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY: This is what the world's longest sea-crossing bridge looks like

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A man exercises along a promenade with the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge in the background in Zhuhai, China. After nearly a decade of construction and swelling costs that reached $20 billion, the sea crossing opened on October 23. — Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News.
A man exercises along a promenade with the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge in the background in Zhuhai, China. After nearly a decade of construction
and swelling costs that reached $20 billion, the sea crossing opened on October 23. — Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News.


An aerial view of the 34-mile bridge. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
An aerial view of the 34-mile bridge. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

A woman in Zhuhai, China, looks at the bridge. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.
A woman in Zhuhai, China, looks at the bridge. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.

A police boat sails under the new bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Jerome Favre/European Pressphoto Agency/Agencia-EFE/Shutterstock.
A police boat sails under the new bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Jerome Favre/European Pressphoto Agency/Agencia-EFE/Shutterstock.

People look at the bridge after its opening ceremony in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.
People look at the bridge after its opening ceremony in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.

A general view shows a section of the bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
A general view shows a section of the bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

People stand in front of the shore facing the bridge in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Fred Dufour/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
People stand in front of the shore facing the bridge in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Fred Dufour/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

Cars are parked on a section of the bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
Cars are parked on a section of the bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

A man snaps a selfie in front of the bridge in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.
A man snaps a selfie in front of the bridge in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.

Visitors chat with a lifeguard on a Zhuhai beach as they look at the bridge. — Photograph: Andy Wong/Associated Press.
Visitors chat with a lifeguard on a Zhuhai beach as they look at the bridge. — Photograph: Andy Wong/Associated Press.

An aerial view shows a van driving on a section of the bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
An aerial view shows a van driving on a section of the bridge in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

Workers carry a glass panel on an elevated mobile platform in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News.
Workers carry a glass panel on an elevated mobile platform in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News.

People lounge in front of the bridge in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.
People lounge in front of the bridge in Zhuhai, China. — Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.

A part of the bridge is illuminated offshore at night in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg News.
A part of the bridge is illuminated offshore at night in Hong Kong. — Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg News.

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