Feb 192014
 

China to build world’s longest underwater tunnel

China plans to build the world’s longest underwater tunnel beneath the Bohai Sea by 2026, connecting the port cities of Dalian in Liaoning province and Yantai in Shandong province.

According to the report, The 123-km underwater tunnel will cost around 220 billion yuan ($36 billion). The length of the tunnel will be more than the combined length of the world’s two longest underwater tunnels – Japan’s Seikan Tunnel and the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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