Nianziping Bridge

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Nianziping Bridge
碾子坪特大桥
Nianziping, Guizhou, China
535 feet high / 163 meters high
623 foot span / 190 meter span
2015

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Nianziping Bridge is the third highest beam bridge on the extension of the G76 highway above Bijie City in Northern Guizhou Province. The span is located just a few miles south of the Guizhou/Chongqing border where 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 south on the same expressway is the 215 meter high Falanggou beam bridge.

The full span configuration for Nianziping is 5×40 +(102+190+102)m+3×40m for a total length of 714 meters.


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Nianziping Bridge satellite image.


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The Chishuihe Bridge is in the upper right while the Nianziping Bridge is still under construction towards the left.

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