Stonecutters Bridge was the world's second largest cable-stayed bridge when it opened with a span of 1,018 metres. The bridge is located in Hong Kong and crosses the Rambler Channel between the islands of Tsing Yi and Stonecutters Island. Construction of Stonecutters Bridge began in 2004 and in 2009 it opened to traffic. The bridge has a total length of 1,596 meters and the towers are 298 meters high. It is 53 meters wide and has 3 lanes in each direction.