Nansilu Bridge

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Nansilu Bridge
南丝路大桥
Pingpu, Yunnan, China
(328) feet high / (100) meters high
394 foot span / 120 meter span
2007

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One of the highest bridges on the G56 expressway within Yunnan Province, the Nansilu Bridge crosses a deep ravine within the long eastern descent to the mighty Nujiang River valley. Officially known as the G56 Hangzhou-Ruili Expressway, the 4-lane route is 2,935 kilometers long (1,824 miles). The expressway is one of the few in China to go all the way from the east coast to the western border. At Ruili, Yunnan the highway enters Muse, Burma where it becomes highway 3.


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Image by Dxinwei.


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This large viaduct is located several kilometers east of Pingpu with spans of 40 meters and a height of about 90 meters.


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Stretching more then 2 kilometers in length, the G56 Nujiang River crossing is one of Yunnan's longest bridges with two main spans of 160 meters flanked by numerous approach spans including 26 spans of 50 meters on the east side.


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The Nujiang River Bridge is 60 meters high. Image by Kamejune.


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Nansilu Bridge satellite image.


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Nansilu Bridge location map.

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