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
Total length span length 1,486 m (4,875 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. The bridge connects Huangshi and Xishui County and forms part of the G45 Daqing–Guangzhou Expressway and the G50 Shanghai–Chongqing Expressway.[1] Construction of the bridge started in 2008 and it was completed in 2010.[2] With a main span of 926 m (3,038 ft) it is currently the fourth longest cable-stayed bridge in the world.[3]

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