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Nanjing Second Yangtse River Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): South Bridge
Beginning of works: 1997
Completion: 2001
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
  • Yangtze River
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Technical Information


main span 628 m
total length 2.96 km
deck deck depth 3.144 m
deck width 37.2 m
pylon pylon height 195.41 m
main bridge
length 1 238 m


cost of construction ca. United States dollar 410 000 000


deck steel

Products, Services & Reports

Modular Expansion Joints can be constructed for any movements, from about 100 mm up to 2,000 mm and more. They allow movements in all 3 directions ...



October 1997

Construction begins.

March 2001

Opened to traffic

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