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General Information

Name in local language: 苏通大桥 (Sūtōng Dàqiáo); 蘇通長江公路大橋 (Sūtōng Chángjiāng Gōnglù Dàqiáo)
Beginning of works: 27 June 2003
Completion: 30 June 2008
Status: in use

Project Type

Awards and Distinctions

2010 finalist  
award winner  

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Yangtze River
Coordinates: 31° 46' 44" N    120° 59' 42" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 1 088 m
total length 8 146 m
vertical navigation clearance 62 m
main bridge
length 2088 m
span lengths 2 × 100 m - 300 m - 1 088 m - 300 m - 2 × 100 m
pylons height from foundation level 304.4 m

Cost

cost of construction ca. United States dollar 1 700 000 000
cost of construction ca. Renminbi Yuan 6 450 000 000

Materials

deck steel
pylons reinforced concrete

Case Studies and Applied Products

Cable dampers for the World's Longest Stay Cables

Cable dampers for the World's Longest Stay Cables

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Chronology

1 June 2007

The central segment of the deck is lifted into place.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004919
  • Published on:
    08/09/2002
  • Last updated on:
    17/09/2020