Chaoyangsi Bridge

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Chaoyangsi Bridge
朝阳寺特大桥
Yubei, Chongqing, China
(459) feet high / (140) meters high
427 foot span / 130 meter span
2009

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Located several kilometers northeast of Chongqing City airport, the Chaoyangsi Bridge is part of the six-lane northern Chongqing Ring Expressway. The left viaduct is 1522.665 meters long while the right viaduct is 1488.837 meters long.

The beam bridge structure crosses two deep ravines with approach spans of 40 meters and a main bridge section of 75 +130 +75 meters and 75 +130 × 3 +75 meters above the main creek. The main piers vary in height between 68 and 120 meters.


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Image by Georges.


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Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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Chaoyangsi Bridge satellite image.


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The Chaoyangsi Bridge can be seen in the upper right. The northern end of Chongqing City airport can be seen in the lower left.

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