CHINA Wuhan's Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge: Ladder to heaven

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Wuhan's Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge: Ladder to heaven

chinadaily.com.cn

11:06, May 25, 2018

Photo taken on May 23 shows the Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge on the south bank in Wuhan, Hubei province. The bridge, the world's longest double-deck highway suspension bridge, stretches in the air, looking like "a ladder to heaven". [Photo/IC]

Aerial photo taken on May 23 shows the Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge on the south bank in Wuhan, Hubei province. Its main bridge is 1,700 meters long and 33 meters wide with 12 lanes in two directions and two decks. The upper and lower decks are both 6 lanes with designed speed at 80 and 60 kilometers/hour separately. Besides, pedestrian passageway, non-motorized vehicle lane and sightseeing and leisure area are provided, which makes it the world's most functional bridge. [Photo/IC]

Aerial photo taken on May 23 shows the Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge on the south bank in Wuhan, Hubei province. [Photo/IC]

As an important river-crossing tunnel in the west of the second loop line in Wuhan city, the 10th Yangtze River Bridge connects Hanyang and Wuchang districts which are two of three famous towns in Wuhan. The construction of the bridge is expected to be completed and open to traffic in 2019. [Photo/IC]

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