Edong Yangtze River Bridge

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Edong Bridge
E’dong Yangtze River Bridge.JPG
Coordinates 30°15′39″N 115°04′28″E / 30.260707°N 115.074438°E / 30.260707; 115.074438Coordinates: 30°15′39″N 115°04′28″E / 30.260707°N 115.074438°E / 30.260707; 115.074438
Carries China Expwy G45 sign no name.svg G45 Daqing–Guangzhou Expressway
China Expwy G50 sign no name.svg G50 Shanghai–Chongqing Expressway
Crosses Yangtze River
Locale Huangshigang, Hubei, China
Design Cable-stayed
Material concrete
Total length span length 1,486 m (4,875 ft)
Width 33 m (108 ft)
Height 242.5 m (796 ft)
Longest span 926 m (3,038 ft)
Construction begin 2008 (2008)
Opened 2010 (2010)
Edong Bridge is located in Hubei
Edong Bridge
Edong Bridge
Location in Hubei

The Edong Yangtze River Bridge (Chinese: 鄂东长江大桥) is a cable-stayed bridge across the Yangtze River in Hubei Province in eastern China.[1] The bridge connects Huangshi and Xishui County and forms part of the G45 Daqing–Guangzhou Expressway and the G50 Shanghai–Chongqing Expressway.[2] Construction of the bridge started in 2008 and it was completed in 2010.[3] With a main span of 926 m (3,038 ft) it is currently the fourth longest cable-stayed bridge in the world.[4]

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