The Spanish and Moroccan government appointed a a to investigate the feasibility of linking the two continents. This resulted in the much broader .
Several engineers have designs for a Bridge spanning the Strait of Gibraltar on various alignments and with differing structural configurations. Professor T.Y. Lin’s proposal for a crossing between Point Oliveros and Point Cires featured a 14-kilometre length, deep piers, and 5000-metre spans, far exceeding the longest current bridge span.
In 2004 architect Eugene Tsui published his concept of a floating and submerged bridge connecting at a three mile wide floating island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
In 2004 The Science Museum included an image of the concept of the proposed Gibraltar Straits road bridge.
A 2008 geological study cast doubt on its practicality. However in March 2009 a contract was issued for a joint system linking the Moroccan "Société Nationale d'Etudes du Détroit de Gibraltar" with its Spanish counterpart, the "Sociedad española de estudios para la comunicacion fija a través del Estrecho... Read More