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In Hong Kong will construct the longest in the world a suspension bridge

the Japanese consortium has signed on Tuesday the contract on construction in Hong Kong the longest in the world of a suspension bridge which will connect severo - east and jugo - east parts of the former British colony.

a consortium which includes corporations " Maeda " " Hitachi " and " Iokogama a bridge " together with local civil engineering firm " the Blue of Chzhong konstrakshenz " have signed W the government of Hong Kong the contract on 2,76 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 355 million dollars), it is informed in a press - release.

the bridge " Stounkatterz " in the total length in 1,6 kilometres, which central flight will make one thousand 18 metres, should be erected by June, 2008.

" it more than a feast of engineering thought, - was declared at ceremony of signing of the contract the secretary of the government of Hong Kong on transport and environment by Sarai Ljao. - The bridge becomes an outstanding part of an architectural ensemble of our city, expression of its confident advancement in new millenary ".

the Bridge becomes a key component of new high-speed HWY which will connect a city to the international airport " Sha Tin " it is SPK in a press - consortium release.