Erqi Yangtze River Bridge

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Erqi Bridge
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Coordinates 30°37′39″N 114°20′31″E / 30.627605°N 114.342012°E / 30.627605; 114.342012Coordinates: 30°37′39″N 114°20′31″E / 30.627605°N 114.342012°E / 30.627605; 114.342012
Carries 8 lanes of Wuhan Second Ring Road
Crosses Yangtze River
Locale Wuhan, Hubei, China
Design Cable-stayed
Total length 2,922 metres (9,587 ft)
Height 209 metres (686 ft)
Longest span 616 metres (2,021 ft) x2
Engineering design by CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Company LTD.
Construction start 2008
Construction cost 7.284 Billion RMB
Opened December 31, 2011 (2011-December-31)
Erqi Bridge is located in Hubei
Erqi Bridge
Erqi Bridge
Location in Hubei

The Erqi Yangtze River Bridge is a highway bridge over the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The bridge is 2,922 metres (9,587 ft) long and carries four lanes of traffic on the Wuhan Second Ring Road in each direction. With two main spans of 616 metres (2,021 ft) it is the world's longest double span cable-stayed bridge.[1] Construction of the bridge began in 2008 and the bridge was opened in December 31, 2011 (2011-December-31).[2]

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