|Other name(s)||Big East Sea Bridge|
|Carries||S2 Hulu Expressway|
|Locale||Shanghai and Zhejiang|
|Design||Beam bridge with cable-stayed section|
|Total length||32.5 kilometres (20.2 mi)|
|Longest span||420 metres (1,380 ft)|
|Opened||December 10, 2005|
Donghai Bridge (simplified Chinese: 东海大桥; traditional Chinese: 東海大橋; pinyin: Dōnghǎi Dàqiáo; literally "East Sea Big Bridge") is one of the longest cross-sea bridges in the world. It was completed on December 10, 2005. It has a total length of 32.5 kilometres (20.2 mi) and connects mainland Shanghai and the offshore Yangshan deep-water port in China. Most of the bridge is a low-level viaduct. There are also cable-stayed sections to allow for the passage of large ships, largest with span of 420 m. Donghai Bridge is part of the S2 Hulu Expressway.
The bridge has a long and narrow speedway and does not allow vehicles that do not meet the weight requirements.
On 29 January 2014, Shanghai's urban planning authorities announced that they would build a second bridge combining road and rail to help meet growing transport demands for the Yangshan deep-water port.
- Port of Shanghai
- Yangshan deep water port
- Hangzhou Bay Bridge
- Qingdao Haiwan Bridge
- List of bridges by length
- List of longest cable-stayed bridge spans
Media related to Donghai Bridge at Wikimedia Commons
- Yang, Bob. "Combined rail and road bridge to island". ShanghaiDaily.com. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
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