Baling River Bridge
|Baling River Bridge|
|Carries||G60 Shanghai–Kunming Expressway|
|Locale||Guanling County, Guizhou, China|
|Other name(s)||Ba Lin He Bridge|
|Total length||2,237 m (7,339 ft)|
|Height||204.5 m (671 ft) West tower|
|Longest span||1,088 m (3,570 ft)|
|Clearance below||370 m (1,210 ft)|
|Opened||December 23, 2009|
The Baling River Bridge (Baling He Bridge) (坝陵河大桥) is a suspension bridge in Guanling County in Guizhou Province of China. The bridge spans the Baling River Valley and opened to public traffic on December 23, 2009. The bridge is part of the G60 Shanghai–Kunming Expressway between Kunming and Guiyang and reduced the travel time across the river valley from one hour to four minutes. The suspension span is 1,088 m (3,570 ft) long, and the bridge has a total length of 2,237 m (7,339 ft). It is also one of the world's highest bridges with 370 m (1,210 ft) of clearance above the river.
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