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Tsing Ma Bridge
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Tsing Ma Bridge at night
Carries 6 lanes of roadway (upper)
2 MTR rail tracks, 2 lanes of roadway (lower)
Crosses Ma Wan Channel
Locale Ma Wan Island and Tsing Yi Island
Official name Tsing Ma Bridge
Characteristics
Design Double-decked suspension bridge
Width 41 metres (135 ft)
Longest span 1,377 metres (4,518 ft)
Clearance above 62 metres (203 ft)
History
Opened May 22, 1997
Statistics
Toll HK$30 (cars)
Tsing Ma Bridge
Traditional Chinese 青馬大橋
Simplified Chinese 青马大桥
Literal meaning Cyan Horse Great Bridge

The Tsing Ma Bridge is a bridge in Hong Kong. It is the world's ninth-longest span suspension bridge, and was the second longest at time of completion. The bridge was named after two of the islands at its ends, namely Tsing Yi and Ma Wan. It has two decks and carries both road and rail traffic, which also makes it the largest suspension bridge of this type. The bridge has a main span of 1,377 metres (4,518 ft) and a height of 206 metres (676 ft). The span is the largest of all bridges in the world carrying rail traffic.

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