CHINA New bridge opens to traffic over Yangtze River in Central China

CHINA

New bridge opens to traffic over Yangtze River in Central China

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11:29, November 29, 2019

The Jiayu Yangtze River Road Bridge opened to traffic last Monday. Xianning, a city in the southeast of Central China’s Hubei Province, ended its history of being the only one without a Yangtze River bridge of the eight cities along the river in Hubei.

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(Photos via Hubei Daily)

The bridge is 1,650 meters in length and adopts the standard two-way six-lane highway with a design speed of 100 kilometers per hour.

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The bridge is currently an asymmetric hybrid girder cable-stayed bridge with the world's largest span, with a number of technologies creating the world's and China's first records.

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(Compiled by Zhang Jian)

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