|Carries||Trains, Motor vehicles, Pedestrians|
|Design||Through arch bridge|
|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 start||December 2004|
|Construction cost||3.2 billion Yuan|
|Opened||30 April 2009|
The Chaotianmen Bridge (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 through 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. The lower deck has 2 traffic lanes on each side with a reservation in the middle for the Chongqing Metro Loop Line.
- CulturalChina.com, Chongqing completes world's longest arch bridge Archived 8 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine., 30 April 2009.
- Xue-wei DUAN, Design of Main Bridge of Chaotianmen Yangtze River Bridge Archived 31 March 2010 at the Wayback Machine., 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 Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
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