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Tsing Ma Bridge

The Tsing Ma Bridge (青馬大橋) is one of the world's longest suspension bridge. It connects Tsing Yi and Ma Wan Islands in Hong Kong.

It is a part of the Lantau Link, which connects the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) to the urban areas. With a main span of 1,377 metres (4,518 ft) and a height of 206 metres, it is the world's longest suspension bridge carrying both road and rail traffic. Contruction began in May 1992 and was completed in May 1997. It has already become a landmark in Hong Kong.

The Lantau Link opened on April 27, 1997, and was inaugurated by the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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