Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge

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Dashengguan Bridge
南京大胜关铁路长江大桥
The Dashengguan railway bridge1.jpg
Coordinates 31°57′35″N 118°37′51″E / 31.959833°N 118.630972°E / 31.959833; 118.630972Coordinates: 31°57′35″N 118°37′51″E / 31.959833°N 118.630972°E / 31.959833; 118.630972
Carries 2 tracks of Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway
2 tracks of Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu high-speed railway
2 tracks of Nanjing metro
Crosses Yangtze River
Locale Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Characteristics
Design Arch Bridge
Total length 1,615 m (5,299 ft)
Longest span 336 m (1,102 ft) (x2)
History
Construction begin 2006 (2006)
Construction cost $537 million USD[1]
Opened 2011 (2011)
Dashengguan Bridge is located in China
Dashengguan Bridge
Dashengguan Bridge
Location in China

The Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge (Chinese: 南京大胜关长江大桥) crosses the Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The bridge forms part of the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway.[2] Construction of the bridge started in 2006 and it was completed in 2010. The bridge has two main spans of 336 m (1,102 ft) it is one of the largest arch bridges in the world.[3]

Video of a high-speed train ride across the Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge

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