Hejiang Bridge

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Hejiang Bridge
合江长江二桥
Hejiang Bridge.JPG
The Hejiang Bridge under construction.
Coordinates 28°50′42″N 105°47′55″E / 28.845031°N 105.798585°E / 28.845031; 105.798585Coordinates: 28°50′42″N 105°47′55″E / 28.845031°N 105.798585°E / 28.845031; 105.798585
Carries G93 Chengdu–Chongqing Ring Expressway
Crosses Yangtze River
Locale Hejiang County, Sichuan, China
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed
Material Steel
Total length 1,715 metres (5,627 ft)
Width 30 metres (98 ft)
Height 208 metres (682 ft)[1]
Longest span 420 metres (1,380 ft)
History
Construction end 2012 (2012)
Opened June 3, 2013 (2013-06-03)
Hejiang Bridge is located in Sichuan
Hejiang Bridge
Hejiang Bridge
Location in Sichuan

The Hejiang Bridge (Chinese: 合江长江二桥), first called Hejiang Bridge 2, is a highway bridge over the Yangtze River in Hejiang County, Sichuan, China. The bridge is on the G93 Chengdu–Chongqing Ring Expressway just 10 kilometres west of the Bosideng Bridge. It was originally called Hejiang Bridge 2 since Bosideng Bridge was first called Hejiang Bridge 1.[2] The bridge has a length of 1,715 metres (5,627 ft) and is 30 metres (98 ft) wide. Its two pylons are each 208 metres (682 ft) heigh making the bridge to the one with the highest pylons in Sichuan.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Luzhou - Chongqing Expressway Officially Opened". General Office of Sichuan Provincial People’s Government. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  2. ^ "Hejiang Yangtze River Bridge". HeighestBridges.com. Retrieved 2014-05-01.