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Yemen is in talks with a Dubai-based company to build a 14-km (8.7 miles) bridge across the Red Sea to the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, a Yemeni official said on Tuesday.
A UAE newspaper said the project, estimated to cost $1 billion, could be launched within two months, though it was not immediately clear when it would be completed.
"The company and the government are still in negotiations," a senior Yemeni government official told Reuters.
Originally posted by xpert11
For 200 years or so technology has been shrinking the world in terms of travelling times and communication times. Now the physical barriers may be broken down so far I can only see this as a postive step. Maybe one day we will see a tunnel under the Atlantic Ocean....