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Jiangyin Yangtze River Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1995 - 1999
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Jiangyin, Jiangsu, China, Asia
  • Yangtze River

Technical Information


main span 1 385 m
total length ca. 3 km
clearance 50 m
pylon pylon height 190 m


structural steel 35 300 t


superstructure steel
cables steel
pylons reinforced concrete
deck of approaches prestressed concrete



Construction of substructures begins

Fall 1997

Construction of superstructure begins

September 1999

Opened to traffic

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20001751
Created: 18/08/2001
Last Updated: 29/07/2014