February 1, 2016 2:51 pm
Updated: February 1, 2016 4:10 pm

IN PHOTOS: Would you walk on this glass suspension bridge?

An aerial view of a suspension bridge 300 metres above ground that will feature a glass bottom.

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So you think you’re pretty brave, but are you brave enough to take a walk across a bridge with a glass bottom?

Workers in Hunan province, China, have begun installing panels in a glass-bottomed bridge that will span the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.

These brave souls, workers on the glass-bottomed Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon suspension bridge, jump on a glass panel, one of the first to be installed.

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The view will be spectacular: if you can stomach the view below you.

The bridge, which is set to be completed in May after delays, is 430 metres long, six metres wide and can hold 800 people.

General view of a suspension bridge, about 300 metres above ground, at The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie on January 27, 2016 in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province of China.

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The glass-bottomed bridge, 430 metres in length and 6 metres in width, is expected to open in May 2016.

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China seemingly has a love of glass floors. They even have a glass walkway around the side of a mountain.

A tourist walks on a glass road alongside a cliff on Tianmen Mountain on November 9, 2011 in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province of China.

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And here’s the scariest part: the last glass bridge in China — which opened on Sept. 20, 2015 — had to be closed when, two weeks after opening day, cracks appeared in the glass. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

Workers install a piece of glass on a suspension bridge, about 300 metres above ground, at The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie on January 27, 2016 in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province of China.

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The bridge is estimated to cost more than $20 million.

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