Nanjing Yangtze River Tunnel

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Nanjing Yangtze Tunnel
南京长江隧道
南京江心洲长江隧道.jpg
Entrance to the tunnel
Overview
Location Nanjing, Jiangsu - under the Yangtze River
Coordinates 31°58′14″N 118°38′28″E / 31.9706°N 118.6411°E / 31.9706; 118.6411Coordinates: 31°58′14″N 118°38′28″E / 31.9706°N 118.6411°E / 31.9706; 118.6411
Start Jiangxin Island
End Pukou
Operation
Constructed 2005 - 2010
Opened May 28, 2010 (2010-05-28)
Owner China Railway Construction Corporation (80%)
Technical
Length 3,837 metres (12,589 ft)[1]
No. of lanes 2 x 3
Width 13.3 metres (44 ft) [2]

The Nanjing Yangtze River Tunnel is a tunnel under the Yangtze River in Nanjing, China. The tunnel connects the Pukou District to Jiangxin Island in the city of Nanjing. Construction of the tunnel began in 2005. The tunnel broke through in 2009 and was opened in May 2010.

The road continues over the Jiajiang Bridge, crossing the smaller Jiajiang branch of the river, into the Jianye District of Nanjing.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nanjing Yangtze River Tunnel : 2009" (PDF). Micronoptics.com. Retrieved 2013-09-06. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Nanjing Yangtze Tunnel Crossing, China". COWI. 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2013-09-06.