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Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: 武汉长江大桥 (Wǔhàn Chángjiāng Dàqiáo)
Beginning of works: 1 September 1955
Completion: 15 October 1957
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Through truss bridge
Function / usage: upper deck:
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
lower deck:
Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Yangtze River
Coordinates: 30° 33' 7.02" N    114° 17' 0.04" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 22.5 m
total length 1 670 m
main spans 3 x 128 m
number of spans 9
lower deck number of tracks 2
upper deck number of lanes 2 x 2

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
truss steel

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20006678
  • Date created
    09/11/2002
  • Last Update
    25/01/2017