Linkouzhen, Guizhou, China
997 feet high / 304 meters high
738 foot span / 225 meter span
Scheduled for completion in 2015, the Falanggou Bridge will unseat the Liuguanghe Bridge as the highest beam bridge on earth. The span will be located just a few miles south of the Guizhou/Chongqing border before the G76 highway crosses the giant Chishuihe river gorge before continuing north towards the Yangtze River and the Chongqing City region. Just a few miles further north on the same expressway will be the 190 meter high Nianziping beam bridge with a height of 623 feet / 190 meters while an hours drive south on the expressway will be the Zongqihe arch crossing with a deck height of 866 feet / 264 meters.
The above satellite view of the Falanggou Bridge site shows only the approximate location of the main span.
Falanggou River Bridge Elevation