Italy's bridge from mainland to Sicily would be more than 2 miles long

10/4/2011 | Engineering News-Record

The final design of the Messina Strait Bridge from the mainland to Sicily is being reviewed by Italian officials. At slightly more than two miles long, the $11.7 billion road-and-rail bridge would become the longest suspension bridge in the world. The deck would be about 170 feet wide, and the bridge would rise about 1,246 feet above concrete bases.

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