Humber Bridge which is located between the towns of Barton-upon-Humber in Lincolnshire and Hessle in the East Riding of Yorkshire in England. The bridge has dual carriageways in both directions and pedestrian paths on both sides. The plan to build a bridge over the strait came in the 1930s. Construction of the bridge began in 1972. The bridge was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1981. The Humber Bridge was the world's largest suspension bridge until the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge in Japan in 1998. Humber Bridge is 2,220 meters long and the largest the span is 1410 metres, which makes it the largest bridge in Great Britain.