Tucheng Bridge

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Tucheng Bridge
土城特大桥
Tuchengzhen, Guizhou, China
443 feet high / 135 meters high
656 foot span / 200 meter span
2013

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Tucheng Bridge crosses the giant Chishuihe River in northern Guizhou Province on the Zunchi expressway that connects Renhuai City to the Guizhou/Sichuan border. The central span configuration is 107+200+107 meters that rest on piers as tall as 109 meters. The two side by side viaducts are 930 and 880 meters long. The bridge is located at kilometer 95.

The 4-lane Zunchi highway has several other large beam bridges including Tongzihe and Eralanghe which have piers that rank among the tallest in the world.



Tucheng Bridge Elevation


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A boulder restraining fence was placed on the slope to protect the homes below.


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An early computer drawing of the Tucheng Bridge.


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Tucheng Bridge satellite image with approximate crossing location drawn in.


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Tucheng Bridge location map.

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