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24/06/1981 Humber Bridge opens

The Humber Bridge, near Kingston upon Hull, England, is a 2,220m single-span suspension bridge, which opened to traffic in June 1981. When it was opened, it was the longest of its type in the world; it was not surpassed until 1998, with the completion of the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, and it is now the eighth-longest.

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