Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge

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Dashengguan Bridge
大胜关长江大桥
Beijing-Shanghai express railway2.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 6 rail tracks:
China Railway High-speed Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway
China Railway High-speed Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu High-Speed Railway
Nanjing Metro logo.svg Nanjing Metro Line S3
Crosses Yangtze River
Locale Nanjing, Jiangsu
Characteristics
Design Arch Bridge
Total length 1,615 m (5,299 ft)
Longest span 336 m (1,102 ft) (x2)
History
Construction start 2006 (2006)
Construction cost $537 million USD[1]
Opened 2011 (2011)
Dashengguan Bridge is located in Jiangsu
Dashengguan Bridge
Dashengguan Bridge
Location in Jiangsu

The Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge (simplified Chinese: 大胜关长江大桥; traditional Chinese: 大勝關長江大橋; pinyin: Dàshèngguān Chángjiāng Dàqiáo; literally: "pass of the great victory") crosses the Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu. 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.[2] It carries six tracks: two for the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway[3] (opened on 30 June 2011), two for the Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu high-speed railway (opened on 22 January 2011) and two for line S3 of the Nanjing Metro (opened on 6 December 2017).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/nanjing-dashengguan-yangtze-river-bridge/
  2. ^ Dashengguan Bridge at Structurae
  3. ^ "Dashengguan Bridge - the Longest Span Arch Bridge for High-Speed Railway" (PDF). Bscw-appl.ethz.ch. Retrieved 2013-09-08.