The world’s longest and highest glass bridge will open to visitors
Saturday in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, central China, according to
reports.. The 430-meter long, 6-meter wide bridge, paved with 99 panes
of three-layer transparent glasses, hangs between two steep cliffs 300
meters above the ground. The bridge has set 10 world records spanning its
design and construction, according to the committee.A maximum of 8,000
visitors are allowed to cross the bridge every day and a reservation
must be made one day prior to visiting.
Construction was completed in December. In July, a 2-tonne truck was driven across in a show of the bridge’s sturdiness.