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General Information

Name in local language: 虎门大桥 (Hǔmén Dàqiáo)
Completion: 9 June 1997
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: main navigation channel bridge:
Suspension bridge
auxiliary navigation channel bridge:
Haunched girder bridge
Support conditions:
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main navigation channel bridge:
Steel bridge
auxiliary navigation channel bridge:
Prestressed concrete bridge
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auxiliary navigation channel bridge:
Balanced cantilever method

Location

Location: , ,
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Crosses:
  • Pearl River
Coordinates: 22° 47' 58.43" N    113° 37' 12.17" E
Coordinates: 22° 46' 53.62" N    113° 35' 35.76" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 3 618 m
auxiliary navigation channel bridge
main span 270 m
bridge surface 17 670 m²
main navigation channel bridge
main span 888 m
bridge surface 26 640 m²
cables sag 84.6 m
deck deck width 35.6 m
girder depth 3.0 m
pylons height ca. 148 m
pylon height (above deck) ca. 90 m

Quantities

auxiliary navigation channel bridge
substructure concrete volume 26 500 m³
superstructure concrete volume 24 800 m³
main navigation channel bridge
substructure structural steel 7 300 t
concrete volume 150 700 m³
superstructure structural steel 20 950 t
concrete volume 1 600 m³

Design Loads

wind load 61 m/s

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
pylons prestressed concrete
reinforced concrete
deck of main bridge steel

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20001896
  • Published on:
    31/08/2001
  • Last updated on:
    22/12/2021