Jiankou Bridge

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Jiankou Bridge
涧口河特大桥
Qianyang, Shaanxi, China
387 feet high / 118 meters high
525 foot span / 160 meter span
2011


Jiankou Bridge is one of 3 giant viaducts on the Baohan Expressway that skirt along the along the Fengjiashan reservoir about 10 kilometers east of Qianyang in Shaanxi Province. The largest is Wulipo but Jiankou is similar in size except the piers are not as tall. Like Wulipo, the Jiankou Bridge has 4 main spans of 160 meters. The tallest pier is 108 meters and the total length is 1,118 meters.


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Image by www.Chinahighways.com


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Map of the Baohan Expressway. The Fengjiashan reservoir can be seen in blue.


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Jiankou Bridge satellite image.


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Satellite image showing the 3 giant bridges under construction. At the top left is Jiankou with Wulipo in the middle and Nancun in the lower right.

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