Spanning

The longest bridge in the world is the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge at a length of 102.4 miles, built in 2010. It has a unique curving architecture and stretches across the lowereast part of China.

Meanwhile, the shortest bridge in the world (this is still debatable for what classifies as a “bridge”) is the one in the Thousand Islands measuring about 30 feet across. It connects a Canadian island to a tiny U.S island, making it the world’s smallest international bridge.

O boating on the rivers,
The voyage down the St. Lawrence, the superb scenery, the steamers,
The ships sailing, the Thousand Islands, the occasional timber-raft
and the raftsmen with long-reaching sweep-oars,
The little huts on the rafts, and the stream of smoke when they cook
supper at evening.

— Walt Whitman, A Song of Joys, 1855.

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