Dolphins, 'yawn cams' and political connections — China's new mega bridge

Dolphins, 'yawn cams' and political connections -- China's new mega bridgeThe world’s longest sea bridge was officially inaugurated on Tuesday by China’s President Xi Jinping with supporters hailing it as an engineering triumph and detractors calling it a controversial white elephant. Here are some facts about the remarkable new multi-billion dollar structure that connects the two semi-autonomous cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the sprawling Pearl River delta economic zone via the Chinese mainland city of Zhuhai. In terms of sheer size, it is a record breaker — the longest ocean bridge and tunnel system in the world.



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