Advencement of technology is enable something imposibility to something possibility. And the possibility is connecting one island to other island.
In this worls, we can find many bridge developed above water surface. For example: Seven-mile bridge, his distance 10.887 miles, connects between Mexico bay with land in florida, USA. San Mateo- bridge hayoard, his distance 11.265 miles, pass in a hury California bae, San Francisco, USA. Union Bridge, his distance 12.900 miles and linking between Prince edward's island with New's plain Brunswick in Canada. Rio Bridge -Niteroi, his distance 13.290 miles and connecting Rio's city De Janeiro in Brazil and Niteroi. Penang Bridge, his distance 13.500 miles, linking between Penang's island and Malaysia land. Vasco De Gama Bridge, his distance in 17.200 miles is long bridge in Europe land and pass many river's in Lisbon Portugal's city. Chesapeake bay bridge, with distance in 24.140 miles and accross Chesapake's gulf in Maryland, America. King Fahd Causeway, repression wich connects between Saudi and Bahrain. Bride Donghai, and his distance is 32.500 miles is constitue long's bridge in Asia and also longest bridge across ocean and located in Shanghai, China. Lake Pontchartrain, with distance is 38.420 miles eksist in Lousiana, New Orlands, USA.
The Bridge's is top 10 longest bridge in the world his construction totaly be on top water surface.
In 1992, Badan Pengkajian Dan Penerapan Teknologi In Indonesia, is arrange devlopment concept SURAMADU bridge. However, due to in abuse economic crisis in year 1997, devlopment concept compilation of Suramadu bridge return extanded in 2002.
And Now in 2009, Suramadu Bridge is already laying off and connecting Surabaya Land with Madura Island, with Long 5.438 meters. Devlopment of Suramadu Bridge this finish as big as fund 5 triliun rupiah, with employed 3500 people from Indonesia and China. Suramadu Bridge in design with use material 28.000 fertilizer tone, 600.000 firtilizer mixture tone and designed rilisient erosive and sea water attack and willing withstand to 100 years forward.
With tariff 3000 rupiah for consumers by motorcycle and 6000 rupiah for consumers by car's is hoped devlopment of Suramadu bridge increase society's economy in Surabaya and Madura.
Althougt development this bridge for community interests, however not a bit rejected and do not agree with development this bridge. For example, ship an operator of fery ship an interview by one TV station in Indonesia, said, crossing ships already operational since ancient and serve crossing from Surabaya to Madura island vice versa, fill will lose out because uses of fery ship sift use Suramadu Bridge. Apart from trader, public driver's car, labour transport, and crew of fery ship all acive 8000 people more threatened lose out.
But, i belive The goverment of Indonesia has throught about and would give best solution from problem which arise due to from these developments.