The Zhuhai port of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in China handled 19,570 vehicles, reaching a new record in daily vehicle traffic for the third time in seven days.

From March 28 to April 6, more than 1 million passengers and 170,000 vehicles, both inbound and outbound, passed through the port, according to the Zhuhai Border Inspection Station of the bridge, the world’s longest sea crossing. on bridge and tunnel.

During this period, the total number of tourists from Hong Kong and Macao exceeded 740,000, and vehicles from Hong Kong and Macao accounted for nearly 110,000, according to the inspection station.

Families in these two major cities have become the main force, accounting for about 68 percent of the total passenger flow, an increase of 25 percentage points from the same period last year, according to the inspection station.

The 55km bridge connects China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Zhuhai City in Guangdong Province and Macau Special Administrative Region. The work brought enormous economic opportunities and benefits to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

The high volume of traffic on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge may have several important implications:

  1. Economic: An increase in traffic may indicate a greater flow of people and goods between the regions connected by the bridge. This boosts trade, tourism and investment, generating economic growth in surrounding areas.
  2. Social and cultural: facilitates interaction between the communities of the cities connected by the bridge, promoting cultural exchange and strengthening social ties between regions.
  3. Regional development: The bridge helps connect economically important regions such as the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, promoting balanced regional development and economic integration.

The record traffic on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge has great significance for the economic, social and cultural development of the connected regions, as well as strengthening infrastructure and boosting regional development


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