Penang Bridge is situated in between Seberang Perai in mainland Penang and Gelugor in the Penang Island.
It is an important bridge linking the mainland Penang to the Penang Island. Built in 1985. The pride of Malaysia as the longest in Asia and the third longest bridge in the world measuring at 13.5 km in which over 5 km is located on the sea. Built to withstand earthquake of up to 7.5 Richter scale. Middle vertical span of 225 m which allow ships to pass. It has a total of six lanes.
As concession holder of the Penang Bridge, Penang Bridge Sdn. Bhd. (PBSB) is responsible for managing, operating, upgrading and collecting toll from the 13.5 km bridge
Since it was opened to traffic on 14 September 1985, daily traffic volume has reached over 50,000 vehicles. Penang Bridge has contributed significantly to the development of Penang both as a tourist and manufacturing centre.