Chonghai Bridge

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Chonghai Bridge
Location Between Haimen, Jiangsu Province and Chongming Island, Shanghai
Status Under planning
Type Bridge
Completion date 2010

Chonghai Bridge (simplified Chinese: 崇海大桥; traditional Chinese: 崇海大橋; pinyin: Chónghǎi Dàqiáo) is a bridge, located at 31°51′N 121°17′E / 31.85°N 121.28°E / 31.85; 121.28Coordinates: 31°51′N 121°17′E / 31.85°N 121.28°E / 31.85; 121.28, spanning the northern distributary of the Yangtze River in China that is currently under construction. The bridge, along with the Chongqi Bridge and the Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel and Bridge will connect the city of Shanghai with the north bank of the Yangtze in Jiangsu Province via Chongming Island.

Location[edit]

It will be built between Chongming County and Haimen City. The bridge is to be located 600 metres (2,000 ft) west of Qinglong Harbor (Chinese: 青龙港) on the Jiangsu side, and 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) east of Niupeng Harbor (Chinese: 牛棚港) on the Chongming side. It will connect the Ningqi Expressway (Nanjing-Qidong Expressway) in Jiangsu to a proposed highway encircling Chongming Island, which would then join the Chenhai A-Level Highway (Chinese: 陈海一级公路).[1]

The river at the site of the bridge is 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi) wide.[1]

Construction[edit]

It was due to open in 2010.[citation needed] However, as of June 9, 2010, the bridge's location is still under research and planning.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 黄妹华; 陈颖杰 (2008-10-20). "坚持科学发展 建设和谐交通" [Upholding Scientific Development–Constructing Harmonious Transportation] (in Mandarin). 海门市交通局发展巡礼. Retrieved 2010-07-29. "拟建崇海长江公路大桥的桥址,经专家论证选在海门青龙港以西约600m,崇明牛棚港东约1700m,江面宽度为1.8km。北接线与宁启高速公路相接,南接线与崇明县拟建的环岛高速公路或北沿公路相接,也可先接陈海一级公路。" 
  2. ^ 海路轩 (2010-06-09). "江苏省交通运输厅厅长:调研崇海大桥建设进程" [Director of the Jiangsu Province Board of Transportation: Researching the Building Process of Chonghai Bridge] (in Mandarin). 中国公路网. Retrieved 2010-07-29. 

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