Chinese engineers have completed the structure of what is expected to become the world's highest bridge, local authorities said.
The Beipanjiang Bridge, in mountainous southwestern China, soars 565 meters (1,854 feet) above a river, the Guizhou provincial transport department said in a statement.
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As such it overtakes the Si Du River Bridge in the central province of Hubei to become the world's highest bridge, said the statement posted on Sunday.
The two ends of the bridge were linked on Saturday, it added.
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