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The American Society of Civil Engineering deems China's six-lane Sutong Bridge this year's outstanding achievement. In addition to its record-setting length of 3,569 feet, the structure's pylons are the largest (with 131 piles each) and tallest (984 feet) ever built. Chosen from five finalists, the bridge reduces a four-hour ferry trip to an hour-long drive. Photo: Sutong Bridge Construction Commanding Department and AECOM