Qixinghe Bridge

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Qixinghe Bridge
七星河特大桥
Hezhang, Guizhou, China
725 feet high / 221 meters high
656 foot span / 200 meter span
2013


The highest bridge on the 126 kilometer long Biwei Expressway between Bijie and Weining in Guizhou Province, the giant Qixinghe Bridge crosses high above the deep gorge of the Liuchonghe River. This waterway forms the north fork of the Wujiang River which has more high bridges across it then any other river on earth. Despite being lower in height then Qixinghe, the nearby Hezhang Bridge gets all the media attention with its epic central pier of 195 meters. The third great bridge on the route is the Tian Bridge which is almost 200 meters high.

Located at kilometer 75, the Qixinghe Bridge has a span configuration of 9×40 +106+200+106 +3×40 meters atop piers 110 and 98 meters tall.


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Foundations from former worker housing. Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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This arch bridge is located several kilometers south of the expressway bridge and rises approximately 75 meters above the river.




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Qixinghe Bridge satellite image.


Qixinghe Bridge location map.

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