Huangpu Bridge

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Huangpu Bridge
Huangpu Bridge-2.jpg
Coordinates23°04′07″N 113°28′51″E / 23.068611°N 113.480833°E / 23.068611; 113.480833Coordinates: 23°04′07″N 113°28′51″E / 23.068611°N 113.480833°E / 23.068611; 113.480833
Carries8 lanes of China Expwy G4W sign no name.svg G4W Guang'ao Expressway
CrossesPearl River
LocaleGuangzhou, Guangdong, China
DesignSuspension bridge and
Cable-stayed bridge
Total length7,016 metres (23,018 ft)
Width41.69 metres (136.8 ft)
Height201 metres (659 ft)
Longest span1,108 metres (3,635 ft)
Construction start23 December 2003
OpenedDecember 2008
Huangpu Bridge is located in Guangdong
Huangpu Bridge
Huangpu Bridge
Location in Guangdong

The Huangpu Bridge carries expressway traffic over two branches of the Pearl River in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. The bridge is a combined suspension and cable-stayed bridge. The suspension bridge portion crosses the south western channel and has a main span of 1,108 metres (3,635 ft). [1] As of 2012 the suspension bridge span is one of the ten longest in China and among the 20 longest in the world. The cable stayed portion spans 383 metres (1,257 ft) over the north east channel. At 201 metres (659 ft) high the pylon on the cable-stayed section is one of the tallest bridge pylons in the world.

Elevation of the Huangpu Bridge

The total length of the bridge is 7,016 metres (23,018 ft). Construction of the bridge began in December 2003 and it was opened for traffic in December 2008. The bridge carries traffic on the G4W Guangzhou–Macau Expressway.

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