The following post was sourced from the People’s Daily Online.
Recently, the Jiaozhou Bay undersea tunnel, located in Qingdao City of east China’s Shandong Province, completed major construction, and progress on affiliated projects, such as installing equipment and electronic cables, is being accelerated. Inspection and approval is being carried out gradually.
The Jiaozhou Bay undersea tunnel is the longest undersea tunnel in China and the third longest underwater tunnel in the world. It has a total length of 7,800 meters, of which the undersea section of the tunnel is 3,950 meters long. The project has a total investment of 3.3 billion yuan.
In June 30, 2011, the undersea tunnel will be open to traffic.
Shandong Province is home to Tai Shan, one of the four Holy mountains around China and Confucius’ ancestral home, the Kong family mansion. For more information about travel to this province, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo by Li Ziheng, Xinhua