World’s Longest Bridge: Qatar-Bahrain Friendship Causeway Will Be 25 Miles Long

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Artist’s rendering, Qatar-Bahrain Friendship Causeway

The Qatar-Bahrain Friendship Causeway, a 40km long marine causeway featuring a 22km bridge and 18km embankments connecting the west coast of Qatar to the east coast of Bahrain, is scheduled to begin construction in 2010.   The $3 billion project was originally scheduled to begin last year in May 2008, however in a statement from Bahrain’s Works Minister Fahmi al-Jowder the new deadline was announced.

 

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