|Carries||Trains, Motor vehicles, Pedestrians|
|Total length||1,741 m (5,712 ft)|
|Width||36.5 m (120 ft)|
|Height||142 m (466 ft) (middle supports to arch top)|
|Longest span||552 m (1,811 ft)|
|Construction begin||December 2004|
|Construction cost||3.2 billion Yuan|
|Opened||30 April 2009|
Location in Chongqing
The Chaotianmen Bridge (simplified Chinese: 朝天门长江大桥; traditional Chinese: 朝天門長江大橋; pinyin: Cháotiān mén chángjiāng dàqiáo), is a road-rail bridge over the Yangtze River in the city of Chongqing, China. The bridge which opened on 29 April 2009 is the world's longest arch bridge.
The continuous steel truss arch bridge with tie girders has a height of 142 m (466 ft) from middle supports to arch top, main span of 552 m (1,811 ft) and a total length of 1,741 m (5,712 ft). It carries 6 lanes in two ways and a pedestrian lane on each side on the upper deck, and dual light rails in the middle and 2 traffic lanes on each side on the lower deck.
- CulturalChina.com, Chongqing completes world's longest arch bridge, 30 April 2009.
- Xue-wei DUAN, Design of Main Bridge of Chaotianmen Yangtze River Bridge, Chinese-Croatian Joint Colloquium on Long Arch Bridges, Croatian University of Zagreb and University of FuZhou, 2008.
- RIA 1/2007, Chaotianmen Bridge – world's longest-span steel arch bridge
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