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World’s highest highway tunnel Mila Mountain Tunnel under construction in China's Tibet

World’s highest highway tunnel Mila Mountain Tunnel under construction in China's Tibet

Photo taken on Aug. 11, 2017 shows the exit of the Mila Mountain Tunnel, a highway tunnel with highest elevation in the world, in China’s Tibet. The tunnel is located at the junction of Lhasa and Nyingchi in the Tibet autonomous region at an average altitude of 4,740 meters above sea level. (Photo by Liu Jiaming/ Guangming Picture)

By Liu Jiaming

In order to improve local transportation situation, several thousands of constructions workers have been engaging in the Mila Mount Tunnel Project for almost three years. It will only take less than five hours driving from Lhasa to Nyingchi after the highway tunnel is completed.

[ Editor: Zhang Zhou ]