Engineers in the US claim to have broken a record for shifting the world’s longest bridge laterally onto a set of new piers.

The Milton-Madison Bridge serves as a crossing for US Route 421 over the Ohio River, connecting the towns of Milton, Kentucky and Madison, Indiana. It provides the shortest route between Indianapolis, Indiana and Lexington, Kentucky, and sees traffic of approximately 10,000 vehicles per day. The original two-lane bridge was a…