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Crossing an Ocean: The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge | The B1M

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This $15BN ocean crossing connects Hong Kong with Macau and Zhuhai, drastically reducing journey times and bringing over 68 million people closer together. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here: http://www.theb1m.com/video/crossing-an-ocean-the-hong-kong-zhuhai-macau-bridge Images courtesy of Xinhua, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Authority, ARUP, Liang Xu, Mott McDonald, Google Earth, Robert Ng of the South China Morning Post, Nick D, Dragages Hong Kong, Tim Leung, Macau News, Frank Chen and Kin Cheung. The B1M merch store - https://theb1m.fanfiber.com/en View this video and more at - http://www.TheB1M.com Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheB1M Like us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/TheB1M Follow us on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-b1m-ltd Follow us on Instagram - http://instagram.com/theb1m/ #construction #infrastructure #bridge We welcome you sharing our content to inspire others, but please be nice and play by our rules: http://www.theb1m.com/guidelines-for-sharing Our content may only be embedded onto third-party websites by arrangement. We have established partnerships with domains to share our content and help it reach a wider audience. If you are interested in partnering with us please contact Enquiries@TheB1M.com. Ripping and/or editing this video is illegal and will result in legal action. © 2018 The B1M Limited | Share + Inspire
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A2261-BCG (14 hours ago)
3 lane tunnel = big thumbs up China 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Pro & Contra Deutschland (1 day ago)
Of course this bridge is a triumphant example of Chinese engineering. Social Engineering that is. Don't forget the real reasons why this bridge was built in the first place. By the way: Other nations have biult huge bridges years and decades earlier. Here are some examples of gigantic bridges from other countries all built between 25 and 88 years ago (!!): George Washington Bridge (1931, USA), Golden Gate Bridge (1937, USA), 25 de Abril Bridge (1966, Portugal), the Kocher Viaduct (1979, Germany) of the Minami Bisan-Seto Bridge (1988, Japan). But when China does it it's somehow the 8th wonder of the world. PATHETIC!!
walclef eugene (5 days ago)
Driving on this bridge, it's like getting into a plane.
John Kilumile (17 days ago)
Tanzania-Zanzibar bridge coming to take over soon!
Reuben Busanji (18 days ago)
Developments without Jesus =fright on air without enough fuel.
Nick Carter (18 days ago)
Americans: It's a lie because I can't find it on Google map.
MERC (23 days ago)
Arquitects: How big and pharaonic does your bridge need to be? Chinese: YES China went crazy.
mike watters (27 days ago)
China has built more roads. Rail. Airports bridges tunnels factories bridges dams and skyscrapers in past 30 years than the rest of the world combined. It also proves that communism is a thing of the past.
theenergizer248 (27 days ago)
only one thing is missing; don't see any cars on the road?
Jeffrey Bue (28 days ago)
I still don't understand why going to/from Hong Kong to Mainland China requires passing through customs. I thought the two were part of the same country since 1999.
Ifen Pan (27 days ago)
"One country, two systems" LOL
William Tukei14 (28 days ago)
China is making miracles
Wai Kin Tang (30 days ago)
Cost 40billions, but only buses are allowed.
MrKratosndante (30 days ago)
Now this bridge serve it purpose to send army from china to hong kong...lol support china to shoot all protesters
Aaron Peavler/Geomodelrailroader Railroad Photography (30 days ago)
that was inappropriate you are calling for mass genocide where people are shot and CS and Sarin Gas are dropped on a city killing everyone. I don't agree with the Chinese dealing with this and I condemn genocide. If the military uses gas Xi will be removed from power for war crimes and we can not let that happen.
aksek hiddelll (1 month ago)
Good engineering, but of course it was all stolen from the white man
Govindraj raj (1 month ago)
Wonderful
creator Space (1 month ago)
We made it well. https://blog.naver.com/7heppy7
Charles Laari (1 month ago)
I think this channel should have way more subscribers than this🤔
Alicia gacha (1 month ago)
Fast and furious next scene
blakespower (1 month ago)
4:45 look at all the mud coming from the columns in the water that can't be good if its eroding below the water
moni kd (1 month ago)
China can doing easily. ....... ..........China 's pride! !!!!
Ooray Urjinbazar (1 month ago)
Building bridges is better than the war..,
benm mbk (1 month ago)
China is "Connecting" with Capitalistic countries without agreeing with the FACT that Capitalism is the ONLY system required by HUMANITY. China itself turned to Capitalism without SAYING anything at all ABOUT the "Capitalism". See the tremendous growth of China. Remember the saying "More loyal than the King"?
George Mavrides (1 month ago)
Spectacular structure in record breaking times. Lived in Czechia (EU) for a few years ... resurfacing a ~200km highway has been in the works since 2012!!!
Peter Gadd (1 month ago)
Beautiful what about sea levels rising.
indra limbu (1 month ago)
chaina people is veary heard working and great fist development country love respect from Nepal
Lee (1 month ago)
So... the officials who conducted the test were arrested because of falsifying data, but then they did their own test and proven the strength of the concrete was meeting the standard... so the officials are not falsifying the data afterall? What shit is this?
kathir vel (2 months ago)
With technology in our hand, anything is possible no wonder in it.
Steel Current (2 months ago)
Gotta lower that autonomy
Alpa Cino (2 months ago)
Well done China, I taught you well
Steven Kirby (2 months ago)
If this was being built by US you can bet the cost would be many billions more just for the planning stages and after the green's sue and tie it up in court the project would come to a standstill.
Priyankar Majumder (2 months ago)
Hong Kong is dead. You know what I mean.
Jesus Schizus (2 months ago)
4:25 You see the rust on it? Not the think You'd expect on something new build..
Ike Fanfan (2 months ago)
👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
drane1210 (2 months ago)
Hope those engineer officials weren't lying about the concrete being unstable otherwise thousands will die.
gerard . A (2 months ago)
China is really the new superpower , project at a cost never heard off in history ,
MORTAL KOMBAT (2 months ago)
Who is willing to walk across that whole bridge on their bucket list?
MORTAL KOMBAT (2 months ago)
That movie called “ TRUE LIES” should take place there
ISIS and USA vs WORLD and JUSTICE (2 months ago)
*No wonder their forefathers built the Great Wall of China.*
demonhalo67 (2 months ago)
The real reason for this bridge is one of politics and influence. China wants to bind Hong Kong closer to China and undermine its own identity. Since the effective British handover of HK to China this has always been their intension.
art c (2 months ago)
你想多了,
Kiltz Haokip (2 months ago)
All thumbs down are from White House USA. 😜😜😜 butt hurts
Rigo Hernandez (2 months ago)
The music instantly reminded me of House of Anubis lmao
R F (2 months ago)
Don't trust a thing the Chinese build, everything is about profit not quality. I wouldn't drive over that bridge.
Shane Jackson (2 months ago)
$15BN and 8 years and they complained about delays and cost over runs! If the West built it, it would have taken 20 years and $80BN! And I liked how stylish the skyscrapers are compared to the West. I live in Australia, and in my city, one bridge over a freeway took 5 years and $800 Million and it only covered 800 mts. This is why China is moving forward fast.
Kurt Patterson (2 months ago)
Meanwhile the U.S.under Trump is waisting time messing with gay people and women's reproductive Rights smmfh....
Lyngdoh Vikey (3 months ago)
Amazing... engineer is great
Thomas Yu (3 months ago)
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Tgon Mwort (3 months ago)
Should of went underground if you are going that far over ocean. Too risky.
warren wilson (3 months ago)
Incredible. I hadn't heard of this before. It's June 14, 2019.
Rahul Sharma (3 months ago)
Same here.. And its june 17,2019
Thor Swenson (3 months ago)
This bridge also makes it very convenient for the Communists to move People's Liberation Army tanks and equipment into Hong Kong quickly when it's time to put down the last rebellion.
Manfred Url (2 months ago)
than this bridge serves a good purpose
Collins Sakwa (3 months ago)
Still not as destructive as "we are just here to deliver some freedom"
Danny Howood (3 months ago)
One of the very beautiful bridge ...i CALL THAT IS ((((( 長命橋 WISHING YOU HAVE A HAPPY LONG LIFE
DrSysop (3 months ago)
What is so stupid about this Bridge is why they drive on the right side of road. Macau & Hong Kong are on the left still & they should switch over to the right like the rest of China. Why are they still using the British license plate system still also? Beautiful bridge though,
desmondjr johnston (3 months ago)
yes-quite-an-accomplishment
飞龙在天 (3 months ago)
Even China need 8 years to build this, could you imagine what a mega bridge is this? In Italy, they need 100 years to discuss, 100 years to take a coffee, 50 to strike, 200 to build
Dr.Raj Thangavel (3 months ago)
Wow what a master plan for generations to come and experience the travel and enjoy. thanks again.
Robert Junior (3 months ago)
Amazing china
Richard Salmon (3 months ago)
But the 🌎 is flat?
mchungaji mrimi (3 months ago)
Ok, also from Zanzibar to Dar es salaam it possible
Pp Kk (3 months ago)
Passed the bridge many times. Very impressive. Nice view.
john g (3 months ago)
China just took the Ford model " T " to a whole new level. Very well done video. Thanks, JohnG
Nurul Ansari (3 months ago)
China is doing fantastic works,we're proud of you neighbour. Respect from India
A2261-BCG (14 hours ago)
Ram Nath in the whole country of 1 billion plus people? LMAO thats not very good friend
Grayson Wu (22 days ago)
thx a lot
cerci tao (1 month ago)
thx indian bro
Ram Nath (3 months ago)
We indian have 125 km of bridge .
Hindi Christian Collection Songs (3 months ago)
*Great information 👇*
George Fortune (3 months ago)
America is turning into a third world country in infrastructure, and in space, well done China,
George Fortune (3 months ago)
Wow, 8 years to build this 55 km bridge across the ocean, in Sydney it took 8 years and more to finish a 2 km light rail in the CBD of Sydney, well-done china,
Venkateswarlu Katta (3 months ago)
Very good
Venkateswarlu Katta (3 months ago)
Nice
gireesh neroth (3 months ago)
Look at China and look at India. We are way behind them. We keep ourselves busy with dirty Politics and corruption when they were busy building the nation to keep up with the best of the world.
abraham Rubio (4 months ago)
although that Hong Kong and Macau are Chinese cities but yet they're given there respect in terms of making their own laws and regulation by the mainland China that goes to see the true democracy unlike democracy in the West which is basically a polished turd!!???
Maria Olivares (4 months ago)
Take that god
Nazar Hussain Nazar (4 months ago)
4 km bridge over dam in mirpur azad kashmir pakistan took 15 years.still under construction now yet.....what a shame full our progress..... .
Mike Penn (4 months ago)
XieXie Ni.
usmanloveko (4 months ago)
My channel
Limmuel Valdevieso (4 months ago)
Hope so, in the Phil. Island from Luzon, visayas, to Mindanao. To connect this 3 biggest island, and easy to travel and transport goods from Luzon to Mindanao and vice versa.
DEB NARAYAN Kar (4 months ago)
Extreme engaging only do this job
B.L Ward (4 months ago)
Controversial issues aside, but China and Saudi Arabia seems to be leaving the rest of world behind when it comes to wonders of construction. I am constantly amazed at what they manage to get built.
George Mavrides (1 month ago)
Difference is the Saudis contract others to built them. The Chinese do these in-house.
Msowa Nelson (4 months ago)
Amizing
Tubi Xetapi (4 months ago)
Great China
ABU ALI (4 months ago)
Excellent work showing humans abilities on highest levels and standards.
Jinja-Ninja (4 months ago)
Would have never happened under British rule of Hong Kong
tony cabalano (4 months ago)
The Invasion is near, already buying Houses forcing out Locals plus Local Kids being priced out of best Schools. Chinese seem to print money. Gov't pay huge money to Party faithful.  needs to be USA Dollars not printed paper which is being used to build huge projects like 8 lane highways to Russia , maybe make it easier to invade.
Protect Children At All Costs (4 months ago)
Thank you for constructing the bridge but I prefer to swim to work in Hong Kong everyday. My doctor said, it's good for my health.
Rnrf 5150 (4 months ago)
OMG only 8 years to build lets see how long it stood firm.
Gary Lo (2 months ago)
The bridge was planned with a usage of 120 yeats
fritz eder (4 months ago)
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Allen Lanza (4 months ago)
Ang ganda mag motor or mag biking jan
donkey punch (4 months ago)
This is amazing!
Srinivasan Parthasarathy (4 months ago)
It is a marvel.
Tyler Kerr (4 months ago)
Delayed because of dolphins? Who cares about dolphins ...build the road 😤😤😤
Gary Lo (2 months ago)
No, environmental protection was also taken into consideration when designing this bridge
roger church (4 months ago)
thats amazing !!!!! technology and steel ! is something !!!!!
Levar Allen (4 months ago)
Wow just wow, amazing. Be safe workers
Xayalat Phomivanh (4 months ago)
How about Mainland China / Taiwan bridge, will that will be the longest or Russia / U S is the longest?
flyin' K (4 months ago)
meanwhile one 100 meter long american built bridge collapsed in Florida, they blamed its chinese quality LOL, YOU FUCKIN' WISH IT WAS CHINESE BUILT IT WOULD LAST YOU FOR 100 YRS
陈晓帆 (4 months ago)
Don’t forget to change direction cause China (Zhuhai) drives at right, whereas HK and Macau drive at left.
BEKNOWLEDGE HUNTER (4 months ago)
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Juju Rellama (4 months ago)
good for the environment? I don't know, but how long will it last? 6 months?
Trav L (3 months ago)
You sound stupid enough.
Ali Sina (4 months ago)
Except... there is a ridiculous amount of red tape to comply to to use the bridge. You need 3 driving licences, for a start....
Sharathi Sharma (4 months ago)
Very nice china workAllworld.helf I am very happy Sri greatlli .namaste
Curtis LSA (4 months ago)
55kms in 8 years thats impressive for a bridge build. Considering here in australia is takes 8 years to build a airport runway lol
Dablu kumar (4 months ago)
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Wayne H (4 months ago)
China's an engineer's wet dream.
GamingTV (5 months ago)
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